Conospermum amoenum Meisn. subsp. amoenum

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

Erect, spreading shrub, 0.3-1 m high, to 1.5 m wide. Fl. blue/white, Jul to Oct. Lateritic gravelly soils.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 8 July 1996

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 8-20 mm long, 0.5-1 mm wide, hairy or glabrous; lamina terete, entire, incurved or recurved. Inflorescences leafy, the flowers dispersed singly, white or blue, hairy; floral bracts 2-3.5 mm long, hairy. Perianth 3.5-7 mm long, irregular, glabrous or hairy; upper lip 1.5-2.7 mm long, hairy; lower lip 1-1.8 mm long, hairy or glabrous. Nut 1.5-2 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Katanning, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Armadale, Boddington, Cuballing, Lake Grace, Pingelly, Waroona.