Petrophile stricta Foreman
Muelleria 7:307-309,Figs.5,6 (1990)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 23 August 1995

Upright, spreading shrub, 0.6-1.6 m high. Fl. pink-cream, Oct to Dec. Yellow or white sand, sometimes with gravel, laterite.


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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Eastern Mallee, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coolgardie, Dundas, Esperance, Kondinin, Lake Grace, Merredin, Narembeen, Yilgarn.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 0.5-1.5 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 45-150 mm mm long, 1.5-2 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire, straight or curved, smooth, apex pungent, 0.9-1.2 mm long. Inflorescences not viscid, cream or pink. Perianth 12-17 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 12-17 mm long; pollen presenter fusiform, hairy, 4-5 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, 30-47 mm long. Flowers in October, November or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).