Conospermum nervosum Meisn.
Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:71 (1855)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 2 August 1995

Erect, much-branched shrub, 0.3-0.6(-1) m high. Fl. purple-pink-blue, May or Jul to Dec or Jan to Feb. Lateritic sand & gravel. Hills, sandplains.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Irwin, Moora, Three Springs.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 10-55 mm mm long, 2-10 mm mm wide, hairy or glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle or more or less the same width throughout, entire, erect. Inflorescences leafy, the flowers aggregated into distinct clusters, the clusters stalked, pink or blue, hairy; floral bracts 2-6 mm long, hairy. Perianth 7-9 mm long, irregular, glabrous; upper lip 2.5-3.5 mm long, glabrous; lower lip 0.5-1 mm long, glabrous. Nut 1-2 mm long. Flowers in January, February, May, June, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) IBRA subregion(s).