Stylidium scariosum DC.
Prodr. 7:783 (1839)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Friday 23 June 2006

Reed-like perennial, herb, 0.1-0.8 m high, Leaves tufted, narrowly oblanceolate, 0.75-4 cm long, 0.7-2 mm wide, apex subacute to acute, margin entire, glabrous or minutely papillose. Scape glabrous at base and along length, inflorescence axis glandular. Inflorescence racemose. Fl. cream/pink, Sep to Nov. Sand or clayey sand over laterite. Upper slopes. Jarrah, Wandoo or Banksia woodland, mallee heath or shrubland.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Bayswater, Beverley, Boddington, Carnamah, Chittering, Cockburn, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Gosnells, Kalamunda, Melville, Mundaring, Murray, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Toodyay, Wandering, Wanneroo, York.