Low spreading, straggly or erect, pungent shrub, (0.05-)0.15-1(-1.5) m high. Fl. white, Apr to Nov. Variety of soils, frequently in sandy soils over limestone.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Great Victoria Desert, Hampton, Mallee, Murchison, Nullarbor.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Central, Central band, Nullarbor Plain, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Eastern, Maralinga, Fitzgerald, Hampton, Mardabilla, Recherche, Shield, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: Eucla, Eyre, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Beverley, Coolgardie, Corrigin, Cuballing, Cunderdin, Dowerin, Dumbleyung, Dundas, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Goomalling, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kellerberrin, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Laverton, Menzies, Merredin, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Narembeen, Narrogin, Pingelly, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Tammin, Toodyay, Westonia, Wickepin, Wongan-Ballidu, Wyalkatchem, Yilgarn.
Shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 4-12 mm long, 0.8-1 mm wide, whorled, entire, with simple hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 1.7-2.5. mm long Pedicel present, 1-1.4 mm long, with simple hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 1-2.7 mm long, not accrescent, moderately dense, with simple hairs, not bullate. Corolla 9.5-14 mm long, wih simple hairs, not viscid, with two stamen and two staminodes stamens, style 7-10 mm long, filament 1-2 mm long, anthers 0.8-1.2 mm long. Appendage absent. Flowering time April, May, June, July, August, September, October or November. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaeam or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Great Victoria Desert, Murchison, Mallee, Esperance or Nullarbor.
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