Shrub, 0.4-2 m high. Fl. pink-purple, Jul to Oct. Stony soils. Rocky hills & rises.
Shrubs, stems single, more or less erect, persistently hairy, with nodose hairs. Leaves present, 12-75 mm long, 9-70 mm wide, persistently hairy, with nodose hairs; basal rosette absent; cauline leaves alternate. Spikes pink, ovoid or cylindrical, solitary, with densely arranged flowers. Bracts 3-6.5 mm long, coloured, hairy, awned or mucronate, with an obscure midrib. Bracteoles 7-8.5 mm long, colourless, hairy, awned or mucronate, with a prominent midrib. Outer tepals 15.3-19 mm long, not entire. Inner tepals 15-18.5 mm long, with a basal tuft of hairs on inner face. Style 7-9 mm long, straight, centrally fixed to ovary. Distribution: Eremaean Botanical Region; IBRA regions: Carnarvon, Gascoyne, Murchison, Pilbara.