Isopogon adenanthoides Meisn. Spider Coneflower
Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:69 (1855)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 18 August 1995

Erect shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. pink-purple, Jun to Oct. Sand over laterite, gravelly soils.


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, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Irwin, Moora, Three Springs, Victoria Plains.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy, with straight hairs or with curled hairs. Leaves alternate, 10-25 mm mm long, 0.7-1 mm mm wide, hairy; lamina terete, more or less the same width throughout, once divided, tripartitely divided, entire or divided to the midrib, straight or curved, 0.5-1 mm long, with 3-4 points or lobes; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 3-8 mm. Inflorescences not viscid, pink. Perianth 21-25 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy at the apex only; pistil 20-30 mm long; pollen presenter not fusiform, glabrous, 3-4.5 mm long, the brush 1-1.5 mm long. Cone with deciduous scales, 13-15 mm long. 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).