Erect shrub, 0.3-2 m high. Fl. blue-purple-pink, Aug to Nov. Sandy, clay & gravelly soils. Granite outcrops & mountains.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Busselton, Cuballing, Denmark, Manjimup, Plantagenet, Wagin.
Shrubs. Stems, cross section square or more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 10-15 mm long, 8-10 mm wide, opposite, entire, with simple hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 2.5-3. mm long Pedicel present, 0.5-2.5 mm long, with simple hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with three lobes, 2-3 mm long, not accrescent, dense, with simple hairs, not bullate. Corolla mauve, purple, lilac or violet, 10-12 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat present, wih simple hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 8-9 mm long, filament 1.5-2.5 mm long, anthers 0.8-1 mm long. Appendage present. Flowering time August, September, October or November. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Warren or Esperance.
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