Erect to spreading perennial, herb or shrub, 0.1-0.4 m high. Fl. blue, May or Jul to Nov. Sandy, often gravelly soils. Sandplains, rocky hillsides.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Broomehill-Tambellup, Bruce Rock, Cranbrook, Cuballing, Dowerin, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Katanning, Kellerberrin, Kent, Kojonup, Kondinin, Koorda, Kulin, Lake Grace, Merredin, Narembeen, Narrogin, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Wagin, West Arthur, Wickepin, Woodanilling, Yilgarn.
Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 7-25 mm long, 0.8-2.5 mm wide, absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire. Bracteoles present, 0.5-1 mm long, hairy. Flowers pedicellate, the pedicels 10-18 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Calyx lobes present, 0.3-0.4 mm long, hairy, with sparse, simple hairs. Corolla blue, 9-11 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with dense, simple hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 4.5-7.5 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 7-9 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 0.6-1 mm wide on the narrower side, 1.3-2.3 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers connate. Ovary inferior, gibbous; style 3-5 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, glabrous; ovules one or two. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September, October and November. Occurs in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) and Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province.
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