Shrub, 0.4-0.8 m high. Fl. yellow & red, Jul to Sep. Clayey sand, sandy gravel. Flats, sandplains.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dowerin, Goomalling, Wongan-Ballidu.
Erect, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, not spiny, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, alternate, not continuous with stem, 15-20 mm long, 9-13 mm wide, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves. Pedicel present, 1-2 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 3-5 mm long, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 7.5-10 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow or red, with some yellow or red spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 7.5-8.5 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 6.5-8.5 mm long, not auriculate, keel 6.5-7 mm long, beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.2-0.5 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 7-8.5 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, glabrous; style 8-9 mm long, glabrous, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, beaked. Flowers in July, August and September. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Avon Wheatbelt IBRA regions. Conservation Code Threatened (T).
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