Grevillea erinacea Meisn.
Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:74 (1855)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 8 August 1995

Spindly, prickly, sparingly branched shrub, (0.3-)0.6-1.8 m high. Fl. green-white-cream, Jul to Dec. White, grey or yellow sand, often with lateritic gravel.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Three Springs.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Friday 20 July 2018

Shrubs, 0.5-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 10-30 mm mm long, hairy, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina subterete, twice or more divided, tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 4-10 mm long, 0.5-1 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, green, white or cream; pedicels 6-9 mm long. Perianth 2-3 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1.5-2 mm long; pistil 3-4 mm long, white, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 8-10 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority One (P1).