Conospermum brachyphyllum Lindl.

Sketch Veg.Swan R. 31 (1839)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

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

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 1 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 15-55 mm long, 0.5-1 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).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Irwin, Moora, Three Springs.