Pultenaea aspalathoides Meisn.
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 1:73-74 (1844)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 31 July 1996

Erect shrub, 0.5-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow, Sep to Dec. Sand, stony soils. Damp flats.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Denmark, Gnowangerup, Manjimup, Plantagenet, West Arthur.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Friday 17 January 2020

Erect, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, spiny at least in part, hairy; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, alternate, continuous with stem, 8-15 mm long, 0.8-1.5 mm wide, hairy, with simple hairs, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules present and persistent to older leaves. Pedicel absent (flowers sessile). Bracteoles present and persistent. Calyx 5-8 mm long, not accrescent, hairy, with simple hairs, ribless; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 10-16.5 mm long, uniformly coloured, yellow; claws present; standard 10-13.5 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 9-12.5 mm long, not auriculate, keel 8-11 mm long, not beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.6-1 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 7-10.5 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, hairy or glandular; style 9-11.5 mm long, hairy or glandular towards the base, not bearded, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, not beaked. Flowers in September, October, November and December. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Jarrah Forest, Warren and Esperance IBRA regions.