Decumbent to ascending perennial, herb, 0.03-0.5 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul to Dec. Sandy or clayey soils. Sandplains.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Lesueur Sandplain, Mardabilla, Recherche, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: Eucla.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Bruce Rock, Coolgardie, Dundas, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kent, Kondinin, Lake Grace, Merredin, Moora, Mukinbudin, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Tammin.
Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 40-90 mm long, 7-15 mm wide, hairy, with dense, present, stellate, dendritic hairs; margins entire or toothed. Bracteoles present, 5-7 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Flowers Presence pedicellate, the pedicels 40-65 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 3.5-4 mm long, hairy, with dense, simple hairs. Corolla yellow, 20-25 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple, stellate hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 7-10 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 9-14 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 2-2.5 mm wide on the narrower side, 2.4-3 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 9-10 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in July, August, September, October and November. Occurs in the Coolgardie (COO), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) and Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA Region(s), of the Eremaean (E) and South West (SW) Botanical Province.
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