Conospermum glumaceum Lindl.
Hooded Smokebush

Sketch Veg.Swan R. 30 (1839)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

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

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 2 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-1.5 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 20-75 mm long, 2-5 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).

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Carnamah, Chittering, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Swan, Three Springs, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, York.