Conospermum eatoniae E.Pritz.

Reference
Bot.Jahrb.Syst. 35:141-142 (1904)
Conservation Code
Priority Three
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

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

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 2 August 1995
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Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 150-300 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).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains.
IBRA Subregions
Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Brookton, Coorow, Cunderdin, Dowerin, Goomalling, Kellerberrin, Merredin, Moora, Quairading, Tammin.