Bossiaea barrettiorum J.H.Ross
Muelleria 23:115-116, Fig. 39 (2006)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 24 September 2007

Lax-spreading or semi-prostrate shrub, to 0.7 m high. Fl. yellow, Dec or Jan. Sand over sandstone. Rocky sites, ridges.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Northern Kimberley.

IBRA Subregions: Mitchell.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Wyndham-East Kimberley.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Friday 4 December 2020

Prostrate,spreading or scrambling, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems flattened or winged, not spiny, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades absent or apparently so (reduced to scales), simple, alternate, continuous with stem, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent, 2-2.2; pustules or glands absent. Stipules present and persistent to older leaves. Corolla uniformly coloured, yellow. Stamens ten; filaments united in an open sheath. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 35-40 mm long, 3 mm wide, stipitate, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, glabrous, not beaked. Flowers in January and December. Occurs in the Northern Botanical Province, in the Northern Kimberley IBRA regions. Conservation Code Priority Two (P2).