Petrophile glauca Foreman
Fl.Australia 16:475 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 22 August 1995

Erect or low growing, dense shrub, 0.3-1.2(-2) m high. Fl. yellow/cream-white, Aug to Nov. Laterite, sandy gravelly soils, sand. Lateritic ridges, sandplains.


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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bruce Rock, Corrigin, Dumbleyung, Jerramungup, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Narembeen, Narrogin, Ravensthorpe, Wagin, Wickepin, Woodanilling, York.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Friday 20 July 2018

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 70-195 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with (4-)7-12(-21) points or lobes; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 55-90 mm. Inflorescences not viscid, white, cream or yellow. Perianth 10-21 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 10-20 mm long; pollen presenter fusiform, hairy, 2-3 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, 13-20 mm long. Flowers in August, September, October or November. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).