Conospermum caeruleum subsp. spathulatum (Benth.) E.M.Benn.

Fl.Australia 16:483 (1995)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Sprawling, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.1-1.2 m high. Fl. blue, Jul to Oct. Sandy clay, lateritic soils. Winter-wet flats, low hills.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 9 July 1996

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.20-0.50 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 25-140 mm long, 3-20 mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, entire, erect. Inflorescences without leaves, the flowers aggregated into distinct clusters, the clusters stalked, pink or blue, hairy; floral bracts 2.5-3.5 mm long, hairy. Perianth 5-8 mm long, irregular, hairy; upper lip 4-5.2 mm long, glabrous; lower lip 1-1.5 mm long, glabrous. Nut 2-2.3 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 Warren (WAR) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Katanning, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Boyup Brook, Busselton, Capel, Collie, Cranbrook, Kojonup, Manjimup, West Arthur, Williams, Woodanilling.