Procumbent perennial, herb, to 0.2 m high. Fl. purple-blue-pink, Aug to Sep. Red sandy or gravelly loam soils.
Prostrate,spreading or scrambling, herb. Stems flattened, not spiny, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, compound, alternate, not continuous with stem, 55-150 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent, leaflets 13-27, pinnately arranged, terminal leaflet present, stalked; pustules or glands absent. Stipules present and persistent to older leaves. Pedicel present, 5-6 mm long, hairy. Bracteoles present and persistent. Calyx 8-10 mm long, not accrescent, hairy, with simple hairs, ribless; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 23.5-28.5 mm long, multicoloured, mostly pink, purple or blue, with some pink, purple or blue spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 22-28 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 14-17 mm long, auriculate, keel 20-26 mm long, auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 1-1.1 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments united in an open sheath with one free stamen, 14-17 mm long. Ovary stipitate, hairy or glandular; style 23-28 mm long, hairy or glandular towards the base, bearded (with a tuft of hairs at apex), flattened at apex. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), stipitate, not constricted between the seeds, round in cross-section, not beaked. Flowers in August and September. Occurs in the Eremaean and South-West Botanical Province, in the Carnarvon, Yalgoo, Murchison, Great Victorian Desert, Coolgardie, Nullarbor and Avon Wheatbelt IBRA regions.