Conospermum flexuosum R.Br. subsp. flexuosum

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

Sprawling, tangled, flexuose, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.2-1.2 m high. Fl. white/white-blue, May or Jul to Oct. Grey sand, sandy clay, sand pockets in granite. Winter-wet depressions, roadsides.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 9 July 1996
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Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 70-470 mm long, 4-17 mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle or clearly widest above the middle, entire, erect. Inflorescences without leaves, the flowers aggregated into distinct clusters, the clusters stalked, white or blue, hairy; floral bracts 1.5-2 mm long, hairy. Perianth 3.7-8 mm long, radially symmetrical, hairy, the lobes 2-4 mm long. Nut 2.5-3 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Denmark, Manjimup, Plantagenet.