Prostanthera saxicola var. montana A.A.Ham. APNI*
Description: Bracteoles 0.5–2 mm long; leaves narrow-elliptic or narrow-ovate, 5–15 mm long, 1.5–6 mm wide, with length 2.2–3.7 times breadth; shrub usually much-branched with scattered to densely-arranged leaves. Leaves slightly leathery, 2–6 mm wide. Low procumbent to decumbent shrub, 0.2–1 m high, 0.4–1 m diam., much-branched, usually non-aromatic; branches glabrous to moderately hairy in a broad line between decurrent leaf base, often purplish. Leaves crowded, often purplish along margins, slightly leathery; lamina elliptic, 6–15 mm long, 2–6 mm wide; base attenuate to cuneate; margins flat or occasionally slightly incurved; ± sessile. Bracteoles bristly, c. 0.5 mm long
Flowering: Flowers September–February
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in exposed or sheltered heath or dry sclerophyll forest, in sandy soils.
NSW subdivisions: SC, NT, CT, ST
Text by B. J. Conn
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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