Lawrencia viridigrisea Lander
Nuytsia 5:233-236 (1985)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 24 September 1996

Ascending shrub, 0.2-1 m high. Fl. yellow/white, Jul to Dec. Sandy soils, limestone, clay. Coastal inlets, margins of salt lakes, saline depressions.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Dampierland, Geraldton Sandplains, Great Sandy Desert, Pilbara, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Cape Range, Edel, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Mackay, McLarty, Pindanland, Roebourne, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Ningaloo, Pilbara (offshore), Shark Bay.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Carnamah, Carnarvon, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Irwin, Karratha, Ngaanyatjarraku, Northampton, Port Hedland, Shark Bay.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Wednesday 15 January 2020

Shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 10-30 mm long, 2-8 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire or serrate; indumentum presentwith scales; stipules present and persistent to older leaves. Perianth clearly of two whorls (calyx and corolla), the corolla obvious and prominent. Pedicel absent (flower sessile). Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) indumentum present, stellate hairs present. Calyx 4.5-5 mm long, the lobes fused less than half their length, scales present. Corolla yellow or white, 5-6 mm long, glabrous. Stamens many, united and arising from a staminal tube around the style; filaments present, 0.7-0.8 mm long; anthers 0.7-0.8 mm long. Ovary hairs and scales absent (ovary quite glabrous); style 1, 2.2-2.5 mm long, with one or numerous style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous. Flowering time July, August, September, October, November or December. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, Eremaean or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Great Sandy Desert, Pilbara, Carnarvon, Yalgoo, Dampierland or Geraldton Sandplains.