Conospermum bracteosum Meisn.

Reference
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 1:518-519 (1845)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Erect, spindly, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-1.1 m high. Fl. white/other, Sep to Nov. White or grey sand, often over laterite.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 1 August 1995
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Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 10-25 mm long, 5-15 mm wide, hairy; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, entire, erect. Inflorescences leafy, the flowers dispersed singly, white, cream or grey, hairy; floral bracts 5-7 mm long, hairy. Perianth 6-10 mm long, irregular, hairy; upper lip 1.2-3 mm long, hairy; lower lip 1.2-3 mm long, hairy. Nut 2-3 mm long. Flowers in September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Katanning, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Broomehill-Tambellup, Corrigin, Cuballing, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Ravensthorpe, Wagin, Wickepin.