Daviesia grahamii Ewart & Jean White

Reference
Proc.Roy.Soc.Victoria 22:12 (1909)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Erect or straggling shrub, 0.2-0.7 m high. Fl. yellow/orange & red/brown, Jul to Oct. Sand, sandy clay, lateritic gravel. Sandplains.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 4 June 1996
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Scientific Description

Erect or prostrate,spreading or scrambling, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, alternate, not continuous with stem, 10-70 mm long, 2-15 mm wide, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves. Pedicel present, 2.5-4 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 4.5-5 mm long, glabrous, ribbed; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 9-10 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow, red, orange or brown, with some yellow, red, orange or brown spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 6.5-8 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 5.5-6 mm long, auriculate, keel 5.5-6 mm long, beaked, auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.4-0.5 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 5-5.5 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, glabrous; style 5.4-6 mm long, glabrous, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 8-9 mm long, 6-9 mm wide, sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, glabrous, beaked. Flowers in July, August, September and October. Occurs in the Eremaean and South-West Botanical Province, in the Little Sandy Desert, Central Ranges, Yalgoo, Murchison, Great Victorian Desert, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains and Avon Wheatbelt IBRA regions.

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 4 December 2020

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Central Ranges, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Great Victoria Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Murchison, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Mann-Musgrave Block, Merredin, Shield, Southern Cross, Tallering, Trainor.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Bruce Rock, Coolgardie, Dalwallinu, Greater Geraldton, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Laverton, Meekatharra, Menzies, Merredin, Moora, Morawa, Narembeen, Ngaanyatjarraku, Northampton, Perenjori, Sandstone, Westonia, Wiluna, Yalgoo, Yilgarn.