Divaricate, spiny shrub, 0.1-1.5 m high. Fl. blue-purple, Aug to Dec. Sandy soils, stony loam or clay. Rocky outcrops & low ranges.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.
IBRA Regions: Coolgardie.
IBRA Subregions: Eastern Goldfield, Mardabilla, Southern Cross.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coolgardie, Dundas.
Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 7-15 mm long, 3-8 mm wide, hairy, with sparse, simple hairs; margins entire or toothed. Bracteoles present, 2.5-3.5 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Flowers sessile. Calyx lobes present, 3.5-4 mm long, hairy, with dense, simple hairs. Corolla blue or mauve, 15-20 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple hairs, hairy on the inside; central lobes 6-9 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 5.3 mm long, wings present on both sides, 0.7-1.2 mm wide. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 8-10 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, hairy; ovules one or two. Flowers in August, September, October, November and December. Occurs in the Coolgardie (COO) IBRA Region(s), of the Eremaean (E) Botanical Province.
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