Conospermum brachyphyllum Lindl.
Sketch Veg.Swan R. 31 (1839)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 1 August 1995

Open, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.45-1 m high. Fl. white, Aug to Oct. White or yellow sand over laterite, gravel.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Dandaragan Plateau, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Irwin, Moora, Three Springs.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 10 November 2018

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 15-55 mm mm long, 0.5-1 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete or flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, erect, incurved or sigmoid. Inflorescences without leaves, the flowers dispersed singly, white or cream, glabrous; floral bracts 2.5-4 mm long, glabrous. Perianth 5-12 mm long, irregular, hairy; upper lip 1.5-2.5 mm long, glabrous; lower lip 0.2-0.9 mm long, hairy. Nut 2-3 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).