Slender perennial, herb, 0.05-0.5 m high. Fl. blue/white, Aug to Dec or Jan. Sandy & clayey soils. Winter-wet flats, roadsides.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Canning, Capel, Collie, Cranbrook, Dardanup, Denmark, Harvey, Mandurah, Manjimup, Mundaring, Murray, Plantagenet, Rockingham, Swan, Victoria Plains, Waroona.
Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 20-30 mm long, 5-8 mm wide, glabrous; margins entire or toothed. Bracteoles present, 2.5-4 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Flowers pedicellate, the pedicels 4-15 mm long, glabrous. Calyx lobes absent, glabrous. Corolla blue, 11-14 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 7-9 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 8-10 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 0.5-0.7 mm wide on the narrower side, 1.3-2.5 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers connate. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 3.5-4 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, glabrous; ovules one or two. Flowers in January, August, September, October, November and December. Occurs in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Jarrah Forest (JF) and Warren (WAR) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province.
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