Prostrate to erect shrub, 0.02-0.4 m high. Fl. red/red & yellow/red & orange/cream, May to Nov. Sand over laterite or granite, clay, gravelly clay. Outcrops, gullies, flats.
Stems unribbed. Leaves compressed, 3-14 mm long, 0.4-1 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 5-7 mm long, glabrous. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 4.5-5.8 mm long, glabrous. Corolla red, 13-20 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, glabrous on the outside, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 6-9.5 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 6-10 mm long, wings present on both sides, 0.1-0.2 mm wide. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 11-13 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September and October. Occurs in the Coolgardie (COO), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) and Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA Region(s), of the Eremaean (E) and South West (SW) Botanical Province.