Daviesia nudiflora subsp. drummondii (Meisn.) Crisp
Austral.Syst.Bot. 8:1214 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 5 June 1996

Bushy shrub, 0.3-1.5 m high. Fl. orange/yellow & red, Jul to Aug. White or grey sand. Undulating low rises.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Brookton, Cunderdin, Dowerin, Goomalling, Kellerberrin, Kulin, Narembeen, Northam, Tammin, Wongan-Ballidu, York.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Friday 4 December 2020

Erect, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, spiny at least in part, hairy; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, alternate, continuous with stem, 7-20 mm long, 1.5-3.5 mm wide, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves. Pedicel present, 1.8-2 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 3.5-5 mm long, glabrous, ribbed; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 7-9 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow, red or orange, with some yellow, red or orange spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 7.5-8 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 6-6.5 mm long, not auriculate, keel 7-7.5 mm long, beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.5-0.6 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 6-7.5 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, glabrous; style 9.4-10.5 mm long, glabrous, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 10-12 mm long, 5-6 mm wide, sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, glabrous, beaked. Flowers in July and August. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Avon Wheatbelt IBRA regions. Conservation Code Priority Three (P3).