Prostrate to ascending shrub, 0.05-1 m high. Fl. white/blue-purple/pink, Jan to Dec. Sand, clay and loam, gravel, laterite, granite. Rock outcrops.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta Margaret River, Beverley, Boddington, Boyup Brook, Brookton, Broomehill-Tambellup, Bunbury, Busselton, Cambridge, Canning, Capel, Carnamah, Chittering, Cockburn, Collie, Coorow, Cranbrook, Dandaragan, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Dumbleyung, Fremantle, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Gosnells, Harvey, Irwin, Jerramungup, Joondalup, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Kulin, Kwinana, Mandurah, Manjimup, Melville, Moora, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Narrogin, Nedlands, Northam, Northampton, Perth, Plantagenet, Rockingham, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, South Perth, Subiaco, Swan, Three Springs, Toodyay, Wagin, Wandering, Wanneroo, Waroona, West Arthur, Williams, Woodanilling, York.
Prostrate sprawling shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 15-20 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, opposite, entire, with simple hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles present, 5.5-8 mm long. Bracts absent. Pedicel present, 5-7 mm long, with simple hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with three lobes, 3-3.5 mm long, not accrescent, moderately dense, with simple hairs, not bullate. Corolla white or cream, mauve, purple, lilac or violet or red or pink, 18-24 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat present, wih simple hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 15-17 mm long, filament 4.5-12 mm long, anthers 1.2-4.5 mm long. Appendage present. Flowering time January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November or December. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain, Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Warren or Esperance.
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