Conospermum distichum R.Br.

Trans.Linn.Soc.London 10:155 (1810)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Bushy, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-1(-1.3) m high. Fl. white/white-blue, Aug to Dec. White, grey or yellow sand, sandy gravel. Coastal sand dunes, granite outcrops, sandplains, roadsides.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 2 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 30-85 mm long, 0.5-1 mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, incurved. Inflorescences leafy, the flowers dispersed singly, cream, grey or blue, glabrous; floral bracts 2.2-3.2 mm long, glabrous. Perianth 6-11 mm long, irregular, hairy; upper lip 1.5-2 mm long, glabrous; lower lip 0.5-1 mm long, hairy. Nut 1.8-2.8 mm long. Flowers in 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), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Katanning, Mardabilla, Recherche, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Dumbleyung, Esperance, Jerramungup, Kulin, Lake Grace, Narrogin, Ravensthorpe, Woodanilling.