Hakea marginata R.Br.
Trans.Linn.Soc.London 10:185 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 23 June 2003

Erect to spreading, non-lignotuberous shrub, 1-5 m high. Fl. white, Aug to Oct. Sandy or gravelly loam, sandy clay, laterite, granite. Wet depressions, flats, swampy areas.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

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

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Beverley, Broomehill-Tambellup, Busselton, Capel, Carnamah, Chittering, Collie, Cranbrook, Dandaragan, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Greater Geraldton, Harvey, Irwin, Jerramungup, Katanning, Kent, Kojonup, Lake Grace, Moora, Narembeen, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wandering, Waroona, West Arthur, Westonia, York.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 22 September 2020

Shrubs, 1-3 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 12-45(-48) mm mm long, 3-8 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire. Inflorescences axillary, white or cream; pedicels 2-3 mm long. Perianth 3-4 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 5-6 mm long, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles 12-20 mm long, 5-9 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 9.5-13 mm long (including wing), 4-5 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending ± unequally down each lateral side. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).