Conospermum triplinervium R.Br. Tree Smokebush
Prodr. Suppl. 11 (1830)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 2 August 1995

Shrub or tree, 0.5-4.5 m high. Fl. white-other, Aug to Dec or Jan. White, grey or yellow sand, laterite. Sandplains, sometimes in winter-wet depressions.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

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

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.

IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Belmont, Boyup Brook, Broomehill-Tambellup, Cambridge, Canning, Carnamah, Chittering, Claremont, Cottesloe, Cranbrook, Dandaragan, Fremantle, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Greater Geraldton, Harvey, Jerramungup, Joondalup, Kalamunda, Katanning, Kwinana, Mandurah, Melville, Narrogin, Northampton, Perth, Plantagenet, Rockingham, Shark Bay, Swan, Toodyay, Wagin, Wanneroo, Waroona, West Arthur.

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

Trees, 2-4 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 30-140 mm mm long, 3-20 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle or more or less the same width throughout, entire, erect. Inflorescences without leaves, the flowers dispersed singly, white or grey, hairy; floral bracts 2-2.6 mm long, hairy. Perianth 3-8 mm long, irregular, hairy; upper lip 1.8-2.2 mm long, hairy; lower lip 0.5-1 mm long, hairy. Nut 2.3-2.7 mm long. Flowers in January, 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), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).