Adenanthos sericeus Labill. subsp. sericeus
Coastal Woollybush

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

Shrub or tree (occasionally), 1-5 m high, leaves generally over 30 mm long. Fl. red/red-orange, Mar to Apr or Jul or Sep to Dec. Sand. Coastal sandhills, granite outcrops.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 25 July 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1.3-3 m high. Leaves alternate, 15-40 mm long, glabrous; lamina terete, once divided or twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with glands at the leaf (or leaf lobe) apex. Inflorescences red or pink; innermost bracts 4-5 mm long; peduncles 3-4 mm long. Perianth 25-27 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 34-37 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Flowers in March, April, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 21 November 2020


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Esperance.