Gastrolobium spinosum Benth.
Prickly Poison
Lindl., Sketch Veg.Swan Riv.Col. 13 (1839)

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Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Thursday 9 October 2003

Low and bushy to erect and open, prickly shrub, to 3.5 m high. Fl. yellow/orange/red, May or Aug to Dec or Jan. Sandy and clayey soils, gravel, laterite, granite. Stony slopes, outcrops, breakaways.

Photo of Gastrolobium spinosum Benth.

 

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Eastern Goldfield, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Beverley, Boddington, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Brookton, Broomehill-Tambellup, Bruce Rock, Busselton, Carnamah, Chittering, Coolgardie, Coorow, Corrigin, Cranbrook, Cuballing, Cunderdin, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Dardanup, Donnybrook-Balingup, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Goomalling, Gosnells, Greater Geraldton, Harvey, Irwin, Jerramungup, Katanning, Kellerberrin, Kent, Kojonup, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Manjimup, Merredin, Moora, Mundaring, Nannup, Narembeen, Narrogin, Northam, Northampton, Perenjori, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Tammin, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wandering, Waroona, West Arthur, Wickepin, Williams, Wongan-Ballidu, Woodanilling, Yilgarn, York.