Persoonia brevirhachis P.H.Weston
Telopea 6:92-93 (1994)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 23 August 1995

Erect, often spreading shrub, 0.3-2 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Oct. White or yellow sand, gravelly sandy soils.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Recherche, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Gnowangerup, Kent, Lake Grace, Ravensthorpe.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-2 m high; branchlets glabrous, ribbed. Leaves alternate, 15-55 mm mm long, 3-6 mm mm wide, hairy; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, entire, scabrous, the margins recurved or revolute; apex obtuse. Inflorescences yellow; pedicels 2-4 mm long, hairy. Perianth 8-9.5 mm long, radially symmetrical, hairy, the hairs appressed; anther appendage present, 0.3-0.4 mm long; ovary glabrous; pistil 7-8 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).