Conospermum crassinervium Meisn. Summer Smokebush
A.DC., Prodr. 14:317 (1856)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 1 August 1995

Tufted, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.6-1.5 m high. Fl. white, Oct to Dec or Jan to Apr. White, grey, yellow or brown sand, over laterite or limestone. Hillslopes, sandplains.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

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

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Chittering, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Moora, Swan, Waroona.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 50-390 mm mm long, 3-15 mm mm wide, hairy; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire, erect. Inflorescences without leaves, the flowers dispersed singly, white, hairy; floral bracts 5-9 mm long, hairy. Perianth 5-8 mm long, irregular, hairy; upper lip 1-1.5 mm long, hairy; lower lip 1-1.5 mm long, hairy. Nut 2.5-3 mm long. Flowers in January, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).