Conospermum acerosum subsp. hirsutum E.M.Benn.

Fl.Australia 16:482 (1995)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Spindly shrub, to 1.2 m high. Fl. white & red & pink, Aug to Oct. White sand.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 1 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 15-85 mm long, 0.5-1 mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire, erect or recurved. Inflorescences leafy, the flowers aggregated into distinct clusters, the clusters stalked, white or pink, hairy; floral bracts 2-3 mm long, hairy. Perianth 5-9 mm long, irregular, glabrous; upper lip 3-5 mm long, glabrous; lower lip 3.2-4.3 mm long, glabrous. Nut 2.5-3.5 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Geraldton Sandplains.
IBRA Subregions
Geraldton Hills.
IMCRA Regions
Central West Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)