Shrub to 2 m high, glabrous; bark hard. Leaves decussate, narrowly elliptic, 5–10 mm long, 2–4 mm wide, mucronate, appearing 1-veined to faintly 3-veined, distinctly gland-dotted below; petiole 1–2 mm long. Inflorescence of 3–6 flowers in short lateral heads on old wood; axis glabrous. Flowers 1 per bract; bracts papery, triangular; stamens 8–17 per bundle, white, claw 2–5 mm long, free parts of filaments 2–3 mm long. Capsules smooth, subglobose, 3–4 mm wide with persistent blunt sepals. Flowers spring.
Gold, GGr, LoM, MuF, MuM, Wim. Also WA, SA, NSW. Occasional in mallee woodland and heath, mostly in sand or gravel, in the northwest of the State.
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