Hibbertia aspera subsp. pilosifolia Toelken APNI*
Description: Ascending or erect shrub to 50 cm high, densely hairy, stems trailing.
Leaves obovate to oblanceolate, 4–20 mm long, 2–7 mm wide, apex obtuse, base tapering, margins recurved, both surfaces hairy with hairs tubercle-based and shortly stellate, upper surface ± glabrescent except for bases of hairs, lower surface whitish-tomentose.
Flowers terminal, peduncles 12–15 mm long. Sepals 4–6 mm long, shortly stellate-hairy, sometimes also with silky hairs. Petals 4–6 mm long. Stamens usually 6, on 1 side of carpels. Carpels 2, hairy.
Flowering: mainly summer.
Distribution and occurrence: In heath or open forest, on sandy soils, mainly in coastal areas.
In forests or heath and often associated with rock scree.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT
Other Australian states: Qld
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