Stirlingia tenuifolia (R.Br.) Steud.
Nomencl.Bot. edn 2, 2:644 (1841)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 8 September 1995

Perennial, herb or shrub, 0.25-1(-1.5) m high. Fl. cream-yellow, Sep to Nov. White or grey sand, sometimes with gravel. Sandplains, dunes, swampy areas, hillsides.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Boyup Brook, Cranbrook, Denmark, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.

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

Shrubs; branchlets glabrous, ribbed. Leaves alternate, 30-90 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina terete or subterete, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib. Inflorescences not viscid; scape 70-150 mm long, hairy; floral bracts 0.8-1 mm long, hairy. Perianth 5-6 mm long, glabrous; ovary hairy, sessile; pistil 5.5-6 mm long, style glabrous. Follicles not viscid. Flowers in September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).