Persoonia saccata R.Br. Snottygobble
Prodr. Suppl. 12 (1830)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 29 August 1995

Erect, sometimes spreading to decumbent, lignotuberous shrub, 0.2-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow/green-yellow, Jul to Dec or Jan. White or grey sand, gravel, sandy clay.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Augusta Margaret River, Bayswater, Busselton, Canning, Capel, Chittering, Claremont, Cockburn, Donnybrook-Balingup, Fremantle, Gingin, Gosnells, Harvey, Kalamunda, Kwinana, Mandurah, Melville, Murray, Nannup, Perth, Rockingham, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Stirling, Swan, Wanneroo, Waroona.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Saturday 21 November 2020

Shrubs, 0.2-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy, ribbed. Leaves alternate, 25-100 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, smooth, the margins revolute; apex obtuse. Inflorescences yellow; pedicels 5-7 mm long, hairy. Perianth 11-12 mm long, irregular, hairy, the hairs appressed or spreading; anther appendage present, 1.2-1.7 mm long; ovary glabrous; pistil 6-8 mm long. Flowers in January, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).