Persoonia acicularis F.Muell.
Fragm. 6:220-221 (1868)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 23 August 1995

Erect shrub, 0.1-1.2 m high. Fl. yellow, Sep to Dec or Jan. Red or yellow sand. Plains, sand dunes.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Edel, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Northampton, Shark Bay, Three Springs.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy, ribbed. Leaves alternate, 12-20 mm mm long, (0.6-)0.7(-1.2) mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina subterete, more or less the same width throughout, entire, smooth; apex pungent. Inflorescences yellow; pedicels 4.5-10 mm long, glabrous. Perianth 12-15 mm long, radially symmetrical, glabrous; anther appendage present, 0.3-0.4 mm long; ovary glabrous; pistil 10-12 mm long. Flowers in January, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL) or Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s).