Dillwynia rupestris Jobson & P.H.Weston APNI*
Description: Erect shrub 1–2 m high; stems appressed-hairy.
Leaves spreading, linear, 10–15 mm long, apex with a short pungent point, pubescent when young but eventually glabrescent with age.
Inflorescences racemose, terminal, with basal flowers often subtended by leaves; peduncle 2–3 mm long; bracts c. 1 mm long, pubescent; bracteoles c. 1–1.5 mm long, pubescent. Calyx 4–5 mm long, hairy. Standard 9–12 mm long.
Pods c. 6 mm long; seeds not seen.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath and dry sclerophyll forest on shallow sandy soil over granite and granite pavements; from Gibraltar Ra. to Ebor district.
NSW subdivisions: NT
Threatened species: ROTAP: Recommend 3RCt
Text by P.H. Weston & P.C. Jobson
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