Adenanthos argyreus Diels Little Woollybush
Bot.Jahrb.Syst. 35:138-139 (1904)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 3 October 2007

Erect,compact shrub, to 1.2 m high. Fl. red/pink, Feb or May to Dec. White, grey or yellow sand, sandy clay, gravel. Among low scrub.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Mallee, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Beverley, Bruce Rock, Coolgardie, Corrigin, Cunderdin, Dumbleyung, Dundas, Esperance, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Merredin, Narembeen, Pingelly, Quairading, Tammin, Westonia, Wickepin, Wyalkatchem, Yilgarn.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Friday 30 August 2019

Shrubs, 0.4-1 m high. Leaves alternate, 6-12 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina terete, once divided, tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib, with glands at the leaf (or leaf lobe) apex. Inflorescences red; innermost bracts 4-5 mm long; peduncles 0.5-2.5 mm long. Perianth 14-16 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 23-28 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Flowers in February, May, June, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).