Erect, prickly, non-lignotuberous shrub, 1-2.5(-3) m high. Fl. yellow, Jun to Oct. Gravelly sand, clay or loam over laterite, sand over granite or limestone.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest.
IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Beverley, Busselton, Dandaragan, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Jerramungup, Katanning, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Toodyay, Wagin, Wandering, Woodanilling, York.
Shrubs, 1.5-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 40-105 mm mm long, 15-25 mm wide, hairy; petiole 6-12 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided, with 8-12 lobes on each side, the margins flat. Inflorescences hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 15-25 mm long, hairy. Perianth 25-35 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 35-45 mm long, straight or curved, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), obovate, 9-12 mm long. Flowers in September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).
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