Conospermum eatoniae E.Pritz.
Bot.Jahrb.Syst. 35:141-142 (1904)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 2 August 1995

Spreading, intricately branched shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. blue, Aug to Oct. Deep white sand, sandy clay loam.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Lesueur Sandplain.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Brookton, Coorow, Cunderdin, Dowerin, Goomalling, Kellerberrin, Merredin, Moora, Quairading, Tammin.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 150-300 mm mm long; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, twice or more divided, divided to the midrib, erect. Inflorescences without leaves, the flowers dispersed singly, blue, hairy; floral bracts 1.8-3 mm long, hairy. Perianth 5-9 mm long, irregular, glabrous; upper lip 2.5-5 mm long, glabrous; lower lip 1.5-2 mm long, glabrous. Nut 1-2 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).