Erect, prickly, densely-branched shrub, to 2 m high. Fl. yellow/orange, Aug to Nov. Grey or yellow sand, sandy loams & clays, gravel, laterite. Sandplains, hills, slopes & rises, railway reserve.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Corrigin, Cuballing, Dumbleyung, Kent, Kojonup, Kulin, Lake Grace, Narrogin, Quairading, Wagin, Wickepin, Williams, Woodanilling.
Shrubs; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves whorled, 12-20 mm mm long, 5-10 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, entire or shallowly divided, the margins flat; apex pungent, 0.8-1 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; innermost bracts 7-10 mm long. Perianth 11-17 mm long, hairy; pistil 10-15 mm long, style hairy. Flowers in August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).
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