Daviesia bursarioides Crisp
Austral.Syst.Bot. 8:1178,Fig.8 (1995)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 31 May 1996

Straggling, divaricate, spinescent shrub, to 2 m high. Fl. yellow & pink & red/brown. Gravelly lateritic soils. Slopes.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Three Springs.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Friday 4 December 2020

Prostrate,spreading or scrambling, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, spiny at least in part, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, alternate, not continuous with stem, 6-13 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves. Pedicel present, 2.5-5 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 4-4.2 mm long, not accrescent, glabrous, ribless; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 8-9.5 mm long, multicoloured, mostly red or orange, with some red or orange spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 7.5-9 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 7-8 mm long, not auriculate, keel 6-7.5 mm long, beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.4-0.5 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 5-6 mm long. Ovary stipitate, glabrous; style 6.4-7.5 mm long, glabrous, not bearded, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 12-16 mm long, 7-8 mm wide, stipitate, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, glabrous, beaked. Flowers in August. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Avon Wheatbelt IBRA regions. Conservation Code Threatened (T).