Conostylis candicans subsp. procumbens Hopper
Fl.Australia 45:459 (1987)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 15 June 1994

Rhizomatous, proliferous perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.1-0.3 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Nov. Yellow sand, sandy loam.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coorow, Dandaragan, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Three Springs.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 14 January 2020

Leaves flat, 70-120 mm long, 2-4 mm wide; bristles or hairs on the leaf margin absent; hairs on the surface of the leaf present. Scape present, hairy, 90-345 mm long. Inflorescence subtended by a bract 15-20 mm long, with several flowers; floral bracts 4.5-5.5 mm long; pedicels present, 1.5-2 mm long; flowers 10-13 mm long. Perianth hairy, radially symmetrical, uniformly coloured, yellow, with six more or less equal tepals, the inner segments 3.5-4.5 mm long. Stamens six, in one level; filaments 0.7-1 mm long; anther 2-2.5 mm long, without an appendage. Style 8-9 mm long. Flowers in August, September, October or November. Occurs in the Geraldton Sandplains and Swan Coastal Plain IBRA bioregion(s), of the South-west Botanical Province.