Petrophile carduacea Meisn.
A.DC., Prodr. 14:274 (1856)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 22 August 1995

Non-lignotuberous shrub, 1-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow, Sep to Oct. Gravelly soils.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Gnowangerup, Plantagenet.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Friday 17 January 2020

Shrubs, 1-2 m high; branchlets hairy, with straight hairs. Leaves alternate, 50-80 mm mm long, 20-35 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, with (13-)18-22 points or lobes. Inflorescences not viscid, yellow. Perianth 6-8 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 6-10 mm long; pollen presenter fusiform, hairy, 1-3 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, 20-35 mm long. Flowers in September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).