Prostrate shrub. Fl. red-purple, Sep to Nov. Sandy, often gravelly soils. Swampy river flats, lower slopes.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Capel, Collie, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Gosnells, Harvey, Kojonup, Manjimup, Mundaring, Nannup, Plantagenet, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Toodyay, West Arthur, Williams.
Twining or climbing plants. Stems terete, not spiny, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, compound, alternate, not continuous with stem, 13-105 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent, pinnately arranged, terminal leaflet present, stalked; pustules or glands absent. Stipules present and persistent to older leaves. Pedicel present, 12-25 mm long, hairy. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 6-7 mm long, not accrescent, hairy, with simple hairs, ribless; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 9-15.5 mm long, multicoloured, mostly red or purple, with some red or purple spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 8-15 mm long, glabrous, auriculate, wings 8-12.5 mm long, not auriculate, keel 7.6-12.5 mm long, not beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.4-0.7 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments united in an open sheath with one free stamen, 8-12.5 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, glabrous; style 8-11 mm long, glabrous, not bearded, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 27-30 mm long, 7-10 mm wide, sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, hairy, with simple hairs, not beaked. Flowers in September, October and November. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Jarrah Forest, Warren, Esperance and Swan Coastal Plain IBRA regions.
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