Hakea auriculata Meisn.
Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:116 (1855)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Shrub, 1.5-2 m high. Fl. cream & pink, Jun to Oct. Yellow or white/grey sand over laterite or granite. Stony hills, breakaways.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

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

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

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Mingenew, Northampton, Swan, Three Springs, Victoria Plains.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 10 November 2018

Shrubs, 1.5-2 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, 30-55 mm mm long, 8-36 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided or divided only at the apex, shallowly divided. Inflorescences axillary, cream or pink; pedicels 4-7 mm long. Perianth 5-7 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 8-10 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 15-25 mm long, 10-16 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 1.7-1.9 mm long (including wing), 8-11 mm wide, the wing continuous or discontinuous, marginal, extending ± unequally down each lateral side. Flowers in June, July, August, September or October. 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).