Conospermum incurvum Lindl.
Plume Smokebush

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

Erect, spindly, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.4-1 m high. Fl. white/white-other, Jul to Nov. White, grey or yellow/brown sand over laterite. Undulating sandplains.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 2 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 10-25 mm long, 0.5-1 mm wide, hairy; lamina terete, entire, incurved or sigmoid. Inflorescences without leaves, the flowers dispersed singly, white or cream, hairy; floral bracts 2.2-4 mm long, hairy. Perianth 6-15 mm long, irregular, hairy; upper lip 1.5-3 mm long, glabrous; lower lip 0.5-1 mm long, hairy. Flowers in July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Esperance Plains (ESP) 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, Geraldton Hills, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Bayswater, Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Harvey, Irwin, Moora, Murray, Northam, Northampton, Stirling, Swan, Toodyay, Wanneroo, Wongan-Ballidu.