Persoonia pertinax P.H.Weston
Telopea 6:103-104 (1994)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 23 August 1995

Erect, spreading shrub, 1-2.5 m high. Fl. yellow, Jan to Mar. Red sand.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Coolgardie, Great Victoria Desert.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Goldfield, Shield.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Menzies.

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

Shrubs, 1-2.5 m high; branchlets glabrous, not ribbed. Leaves alternate, 20-50 mm mm long, 1.5-2 mm mm wide, hairy; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire, scabrous, the margins flat; apex obtuse. Inflorescences yellow; pedicels 4-7 mm long, hairy. Perianth 10-11 mm long, radially symmetrical, hairy, the hairs appressed; anther appendage absent; ovary glabrous; pistil 4-6 mm long. Flowers in January, February or March. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Great Victoria Desert (GVD) or Coolgardie (COO) IBRA subregion(s).