Shrub, to 0.6 m high. Sandy lateritic soils.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Dumbleyung, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kent.
Erect, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, spiny at least in part, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, alternate, not continuous with stem, 10-17 mm long, 3.2-7 mm wide, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules present and persistent to older leaves. Pedicel present, 2-4.5 mm long, hairy. Bracteoles 2-4.5 mm long, hairy or glabrous. Calyx 5.6-7 mm long, not accrescent, hairy, with simple hairs; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 10-11 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow, red or brown, with some yellow, red or brown spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 6-9 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 7.5-9 mm long, not auriculate, keel 8-10 mm long, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.7-0.8 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments united in an open sheath, 7-9.5 mm long. Ovary stipitate, hairy or glandular; style 7.8-11 mm long, hairy or glandular towards the base, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 12-15 mm long, 5-7 mm wide, stipitate, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, hairy, with simple hairs, not beaked. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Avon Wheatbelt, Mallee and Esperance IBRA regions. Conservation Code Priority Four (P4).
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