An understorey shrub that is very common in open forest. The branches are covered in short hairs. This is the main diagnostic feature between this species and Hibbertia linearis, which is a hairless shrub.
Flowering: most profusely in late winter and spring, but some flowers can be found in all seasons.
Habitat: Scrubland and open forest, on sandy soils.
Distribution: In Sydney widespread from coast to mountains; throughout NSW except in the far west; also in Queensland and Victoria.
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