Ascending annual, herb, 0.06-0.3 m high. Fl. pink-purple, Apr to Oct. Roadverges, waste grounds.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Belmont, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Bunbury, Dandaragan, Dardanup, Denmark, Gosnells, Harvey, Kalamunda, Katanning, Lake Grace, Manjimup, Melville, Mundaring, Narrogin, Nedlands, Perth, Rockingham, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, South Perth, Stirling, Swan, Vincent, Wandering, Waroona, West Arthur, Williams.
Shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 8-70 mm long, 5-30 mm wide, opposite, entire, with simple hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins lobed. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 7-10. mm long Pedicel present, 0.5-1.2 mm long, with simple hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 2.3-4.5 mm long, not accrescent, sparsely hairy, with simple hairs, not bullate. Corolla red or pink, 7-8 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat absent, wih simple hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 5.8-7 mm long, filament 1.2-2.5 mm long, anthers 0.5-0.7 mm long. Appendage absent. Flowering time January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October or November. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain, Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Mallee or Warren.
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