Grevillea candicans C.A.Gardner
J.Roy.Soc.Western Australia 27:170 (1942)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 7 August 1995

Bushy, non-lignotuberous shrub, 1-5 m high. Fl. white/cream-white, Aug to Oct. Deep yellow sand. Sandplains.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Edel, Geraldton Hills.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Chapman Valley, Dalwallinu, Greater Geraldton, Northampton.

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

Shrubs, 2-3 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 90-120 mm mm long, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 40-150 mm long, 1-2 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 or cream; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 8-12 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous or hairy, simple-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 3-4 mm long; pistil 25-30 mm long, white or yellow, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, indehiscent, 18-25 mm long. Flowers in August, September, October or November. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL), Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).