Grevillea biternata Meisn.
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 1:549 (1845)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 4 August 1995

Prickly shrub, 0.3-1.8 m high. Fl. white & yellow, Mar or May or Jul to Sep. Yellow or red sand, clay & lateritic gravel. Sandplains, laterite outcrops.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

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

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Beverley, Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Chittering, Coorow, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Goomalling, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Mingenew, Moora, Narrogin, Northampton, Three Springs, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wongan-Ballidu.

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

Shrubs, 1.5-2.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 20-70 mm mm long, hairy or glabrous, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, once divided, tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 25-45 mm long, 0.5-2.5 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, white; pedicels 5-6 mm long. Perianth 3-4 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 0.5-2 mm long; pistil 3-4 mm long, white, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 7-10 mm long. 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) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).