Stirlingia simplex Lindl.
Sketch Veg.Swan R. 30 (1839)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 8 September 1995

Erect, woody perennial, suckering herb or shrub, 0.15-0.6(-1) m high. Fl. cream-yellow, Sep to Dec. Granitic or lateritic gravelly soils. Low winter-wet areas, lateritic breakaways, outcrops.


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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Beverley, Busselton, Canning, Carnamah, Collie, Coorow, Corrigin, Cranbrook, Dandaragan, Donnybrook-Balingup, Gingin, Gosnells, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Manjimup, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Narrogin, Perth, Plantagenet, Swan, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wandering, Waroona, West Arthur, Williams, York.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 14 September 2019

Shrubs; branchlets glabrous, ribbed or not ribbed. Leaves alternate, 40-125 mm mm long, glabrous; petiole glabrous; lamina subterete or flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 15-80 mm. Inflorescences not viscid, yellow; scape 40-110 mm long, glabrous; floral bracts 2-2.7 mm long, glabrous. Perianth 6-8.5 mm long, glabrous; ovary hairy, sessile; pistil 6-9 mm long; style including stigmatic disc 6-9 mm long. Follicles not viscid. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).