Nuytsia 2: 46 (1975) APNI
Spindly, divaricately branched shrub to c. 1 m high; branchlets rather densely covered with short cottony hairs. Leaves alternate, linear to narrowly ovoid or obovoid, 2–8 mm long, fleshy, glabrous or with a few scattered hairs when young. Flowers bisexual, glabrous or ciliate on margins of lobes. Fruiting perianth 11–16 mm diam.; tube broadly obconical, c. 4 mm diam., thin-walled, truncate at apex; wing usually undulate, finely but indistinctly veined; radicular slit present on wing, often extending at least part way down tube. Fruits Jan.–Apr.
Gold, LoM, MuF, MuM, Wim. Also SA, NSW. In Victoria confined to the north-west and rare (e.g. Horsham, Mt Jephcott, Charlton, Wyperfeld National Park, Chinkapook areas), often on slightly saline and/or gypseous, sandy loam soils, often fringing lakes or in seasonally wet areas.
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