Petrophile trifurcata Foreman
Fl.Australia 16:479 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 23 August 1995

Shrub, 0.3-0.65 m high. Fl. yellow, Sep. Sand.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Lesueur Sandplain.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coorow, Dalwallinu, Wongan-Ballidu.

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

Shrubs, 0.35-0.65 m high; branchlets hairy, with straight hairs. Leaves alternate, 10-15 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina terete, more or less the same width throughout, once divided, tripartitely divided, entire or divided to the midrib, with 2-3 points or lobes; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 6-10 mm. Inflorescences not viscid, yellow. Perianth 8-10 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 10-15 mm long; pollen presenter fusiform, hairy, 2-3 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, 10-12 mm long. Flowers in September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).