Conospermum capitatum subsp. glabratum E.M.Benn.
Fl.Australia 16:483 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 9 July 1996

Erect, dense, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.15-0.5 m high. Fl. cream/yellow & brown/red, Aug or Oct to Dec. Lateritic soils, sand, sandy clay. Flats, gentle slopes, low-lying areas.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta Margaret River, Boyup Brook, Busselton, Collie, Donnybrook-Balingup, Harvey, Kalamunda, Manjimup, Nannup, Rockingham, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Wandering, Waroona, West Arthur, Wickepin.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 11 February 2020

Shrubs, 0.20-0.40 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 200-360 mm mm long, 2-6 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, incurved or recurved. Inflorescences leafy, the flowers aggregated into distinct clusters, the clusters sessile, white, yellow or red, glabrous; floral bracts 8-11 mm long, glabrous. Perianth 15-20 mm long, radially symmetrical, hairy, the lobes 10-13 mm long. Nut 2.5-3 mm long. Flowers in August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Warren (WAR) IBRA subregion(s).