Shrub, 0.25-1.4 m high. Fl. blue/blue-purple, Aug to Nov. Sandy, loamy & gravelly lateritic soils. Variety of habitats.
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 P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Fitzgerald, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Beverley, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Chittering, Collie, Coorow, Cranbrook, Cuballing, Cunderdin, Dandaragan, Dardanup, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Goomalling, Gosnells, Harvey, Jerramungup, Kalamunda, Katanning, Kojonup, Kulin, Manjimup, Moora, Mosman Park, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Narembeen, Narrogin, Northam, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Quairading, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wandering, Waroona, West Arthur, Wickepin, Woodanilling, York.
Shrubs or prostrate sprawling shrubs. Stems, cross section square or more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 15-42 mm long, 3-9 mm wide, opposite, entire, with simple hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 3-6. mm long Pedicel present, 0.5-2 mm long, with simple hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 1-3.5 mm long, not accrescent, with simple hairs, not bullate. Corolla mauve, purple, lilac or violet, 10-16 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat present, wih simple hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 4-8 mm long, filament 1-2.5 mm long, anthers 1.2-1.4 mm long. Appendage present. Flowering time August, September, October or November. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain, Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Warren or Esperance.
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