Dicrastylis exsuccosa (F.Muell.) Druce
Rep.Bot.Exch.Club Brit.Isles 4:619 (1917)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 17 March 2008

Shrub, 0.3-1.5 m high. Fl. white-yellow, Apr to Nov. Red sand, gravel. Sand dunes & plains.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Ranges, Gascoyne, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Tanami.

IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Carnegie, Central, Dune Field, Eastern Murchison, Eastern, Maralinga, Lateritic Plain, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, McLarty, Rudall, Shield, Tanami P1, Trainor.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Laverton, Leonora, Meekatharra, Menzies, Ngaanyatjarraku, Wiluna.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 21 January 2020

Shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 10-100 mm long, 7-22 mm wide, opposite, entire, with dendritic hairs, bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 1.4-3. mm long Pedicel present, 0.5-2 mm long, with dendritic hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 1.2-2.5 mm long, not accrescent, dense, with dendritic hairs, not bullate. Corolla white or cream, 4.5-7.2 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat absent, wih dendritic hairs, not viscid, with five stamens, style 2-4 mm long, filament 0.8-1.5 mm long, anthers 0.4-1.3 mm long. Appendage absent. Flowering time April, May, June, July, August, September, October or November. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaeam, IBRA Bioregion Little Sandy Desert, Gascoyne, Central Ranges, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Tanami, Great Victoria Desert or Murchison.