Daviesia crassa Crisp
Austral.Syst.Bot. 8:1183,Fig.10 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 31 May 1996

Compact shrub, to 1.8 m high. Fl. yellow. Sand over laterite. Undulating rises.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dumbleyung, Wagin, Wickepin.

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

Erect, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, alternate, not continuous with stem, 12-22 mm long, 2.5-3.5 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, 2-3 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 2.6-3.5 mm long, not accrescent, glabrous. Corolla 6-6.5 mm long, uniformly coloured, yellow; claws present; standard 5-5.5 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 4.8-5 mm long, not auriculate, keel 4.2-5 mm long, beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.2-0.3 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 2.8-4.5 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, glabrous; style 4-5 mm long, glabrous, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, beaked. Flowers in March. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Avon Wheatbelt IBRA regions. Conservation Code Priority Four (P4).