Isopogon polycephalus R.Br. Clustered Coneflower
Trans.Linn.Soc.London 10:73 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 21 August 1995

Erect or spreading shrub, (0.15-)0.3-1(-2) m high. Fl. yellow/cream-yellow, Aug to Dec or Jan. White or grey sand over laterite, granite or quartzite, gravel. Flats, hillslopes.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Esperance, Jerramungup, Kent, Lake Grace, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy, with curled hairs. Leaves alternate, 60-210 mm mm long, 6-10 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire. Inflorescences not viscid, white, cream or yellow. Perianth 10-15 mm long, glabrous; pistil 10-18 mm long; pollen presenter fusiform, glabrous, 2-3 mm long. Cone with deciduous scales, 18-20 mm long. Flowers in January, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).