Persoonia scabra R.Br.
Trans.Linn.Soc.London 10:162 (1810)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 29 August 1995

Erect, spreading, lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-0.9 m high. Fl. yellow, Nov to Dec or Jan. White sand or sandy loam.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Recherche, Western Mallee.

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

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

Shrubs, 0.3-0.9 m high; branchlets hairy, not ribbed. Leaves alternate, 20-35 mm mm long, 3-8 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle or clearly widest above the middle, entire, scabrous, the margins flat; apex pungent. Inflorescences yellow; pedicels 2-4 mm long, glabrous. Perianth 10-11 mm long, radially symmetrical, glabrous; anther appendage absent; ovary glabrous; pistil 9-10 mm long. Flowers in January, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).