Banksia vestita (Meisn.) A.R.Mast & K.R.Thiele
Summer Dryandra

Reference
Austral.Syst.Bot. 20:71 (2007)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Low, spreading or erect, lignotuberous shrub, 0.4-1.2 m high. Fl. yellow, Jan or Apr or Aug. Grey or yellow sand, sandy loam with gravel.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 26 May 2008
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Scientific Description

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 50-130 mm long, 7-14 mm wide, hairy; petiole 25-55 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth pointing outwards, with 5-10 lobes on each side, the margins recurved. Inflorescences pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), yellow; innermost bracts 20-25 mm long, hairy. Perianth 27-32 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 26-31 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), obovate, 10-14 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March or April. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 21 November 2020

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Northern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Beverley, Bruce Rock, Carnamah, Coorow, Corrigin, Cunderdin, Dandaragan, Dowerin, Dumbleyung, Gingin, Kellerberrin, Kulin, Merredin, Narrogin, Pingelly, Quairading, Tammin, Wandering, Wickepin.