Persoonia helix P.H.Weston
Telopea 6:101-102 (1994)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 23 August 1995

Erect, spreading, lignotuberous shrub, 0.4-2.8 m high. Fl. yellow, Nov to Dec or Jan to Feb. Yellow sand or sandy loam, often over laterite.


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

IBRA Regions: Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coolgardie, Dundas, Esperance, Jerramungup, Kondinin, Lake Grace, Ravensthorpe, Yilgarn.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not ribbed. Leaves alternate, 20-30 mm mm long, 2-4 mm mm wide, hairy; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, scabrous, the margins flat; apex acute. Inflorescences yellow; pedicels 3-5 mm long, hairy. Perianth 9-11 mm long, radially symmetrical, glabrous; anther appendage absent; ovary glabrous; pistil 9-10 mm long. Flowers in January, February or November. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).