Erect, spreading shrub, 0.3-1.2 m high, leaves semi-succulent. Fl. yellow/orange & red/brown, May to Sep. Sandy soils over lateritic gravel. Sandplains.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Esperance, Jerramungup, Lake Grace, Ravensthorpe.
Erect or prostrate,spreading or scrambling, 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, 11-25 mm long, 4-6 mm wide, glabrous, terete; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves. Pedicel present, 2.5-2.6 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 4-5 mm long, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 8-8.3 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow, red, orange or brown, with some yellow, red, orange or brown spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 6-6.4 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 5-6.5 mm long, not auriculate, keel 5.5-5.7 mm long, beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.3-0.6 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 4.5-6.7 mm long. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, beaked. Flowers in May, June, July, August and September. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Mallee and Esperance IBRA regions.
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