Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e)
Shrub to 60 cm high; branchlets smooth, densely silvery stellate-hairy. Leaves spreading, petiolate, 4–8 mm long, c. 1 mm wide, apex rounded, adaxial surface glandular-punctate, sparsely scabrous from persistent hair-bases, margin revolute. Inforescence c. 5–12-flowered. Sepals free, narrow-oblong, c. 1 mm long, densely stellate-hairy abaxially; petals narrow-ovate, 2.5–3 mm long, bright yellow, glabrous or sparsely ciliate towards base; stamen filaments stellate-ciliate toward base. Follicles c. 4 mm long, glabrous or with scattered hairs, pitted; seed c. 2–3 mm long, black. Flowers spring and summer.
LoM, MuM. Also in WA, SA. Very rare in Victoria, currently known only from the Ouyen area, but previously from a 1916 collection from near Murrayville, and an earlier gathering from near Lake Albacutya. In other States the species is found in open woodland and heathlands on sandy soil.
Description based partly on non-Victorian specimens.
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