Prostrate, lignotuberous shrub, to 0.3 m high. Fl. yellow-brown/cream-pink, Jun to Sep. Sand over limestone or laterite, gravelly soils.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Beverley, Boddington, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Brookton, Busselton, Capel, Chittering, Cockburn, Collie, Coorow, Cranbrook, Dandaragan, Dardanup, Donnybrook-Balingup, Fremantle, Gingin, Gosnells, Harvey, Irwin, Kalamunda, Mandurah, Moora, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Narrogin, Northam, Perth, Plantagenet, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, South Perth, Swan, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wandering, Wanneroo, Waroona, Williams, Woodanilling, York.
Prostrate shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 155-265 mm mm long, 4-6 mm wide, hairy; petiole 15-30 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided or divided to the midrib, with 30-55 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences pink; innermost bracts 20-22 mm long, glabrous. Perianth 25-27 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 35-40 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), obovate, 7-13 mm long. Flowers in July or August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Warren (WAR) IBRA subregion(s).
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