Species of legume
Mirbelia ovata is a species of flowering plant within the circle of relatives Fabaceae and is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia. This can be a spreading or prostrate shrub that normally grows to a top of 15–60 cm (5.9–23.6 in) and lots of branches, lined with woolly or shaggy hairs. Its leaves are egg-shaped, not up to 12 mm (0.47 in) lengthy and sharply-pointed. The flora are organized in pairs or threes on the base of branches and are yellow or orange and red and seem from August to October. It used to be first officially described in 1844 through Carl Meissner in Lehmann’s Plantae Preissianae. The precise epithet (ovata) method “wider underneath the center”.
This mirbelia grows on undulating plains within the Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Woodland, Mallee and Warren bioregions of south-western Western Australia, and is indexed as “now not threatened” through the Executive of Western Australia Division of Biodiversity, Conservation and Sights.