Boronia ternata var. foliosa (S.Moore) Paul G.Wilson

Nuytsia 1:201 (1971)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect, slender or straggling shrub, 0.3-0.9 m high. Fl. pink-white, Jun to Oct. Sandy soils. Undulating plains & rises.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 19 August 1996

Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets smooth, without distinct raised glands, +/- cylindrical in cross-section, glabrous. Leaves opposite, simple, 4-10 mm long, 1.5-3 mm wide, flat, the margins flat, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers pedicels 1.5-3 mm long; calyx present, 1.5-2 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, covered in hairs or scales, the hairs stellate (star-shaped); corolla pink or white or cream, petals four, 6 mm long, valvate (not overlapping), free, hairy on the surfaces; stamens twice as many as petals, 1.5 mm long, smooth, ciliate (with a marginal fringe of hairs). Flowers in June, July, August, September and October. Occurs in the Eremaean and South-West Botanical Province, in the Coolgardie, Avon Wheatbelt, Mallee and Geraldton IBRA region(s).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 8 December 2020


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Bruce Rock, Carnamah, Gnowangerup, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Merredin, Narembeen, Nungarin, Three Springs, Yilgarn.