Conospermum glumaceum Lindl. Hooded Smokebush
Sketch Veg.Swan R. 30 (1839)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 2 August 1995

Erect, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.5-1.7 m high. Fl. white-cream-yellow/cream & purple, Jul to Dec. Lateritic gravel, laterite. Hills, breakaways.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

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

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Chittering, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Swan, Three Springs, Toodyay, Victoria Plains.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1.5 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 20-75 mm mm long, 2-5 mm mm wide, hairy or glabrous; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, recurved. Inflorescences leafy, the flowers aggregated into distinct clusters, the clusters stalked, cream or yellow, glabrous; floral bracts 4-16 mm long, glabrous. Perianth 2-4.5 mm long, irregular, glabrous; upper lip 0.8-1.3 mm long, glabrous; lower lip 0.6-1 mm long, glabrous. Nut 2.7-3 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September, October, 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).