Conospermum filifolium subsp. australe E.M.Benn.

Fl.Australia 16:484 (1995)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect shrub, 0.2-1 m high. Fl. blue-white, Jul to Nov. Sandy soils. Sandplains.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 2 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 15-40 mm long, 0.5-1 mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire, erect, incurved or sigmoid. Inflorescences without leaves, the flowers dispersed singly, white or blue, hairy; floral bracts 3-4 mm long, hairy. Perianth 4.5-10.5 mm long, irregular, hairy; upper lip 1.5-5 mm long, glabrous; lower lip 0.5-0.8 mm long, hairy. Flowers in July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 21 November 2020


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Cranbrook, Dumbleyung, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Lake Grace, Ravensthorpe.