Pityrodia augustensis Munir Mt. Augustus Foxglove
J.Adelaide Bot.Gard. 2:120-123 (1979)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 6 December 1996

Bushy shrub, ca 1 m high. Fl. purple/purple-red, Aug to Sep. Amongst rocks on slopes or in drainage lines.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Gascoyne.

IBRA Subregions: Augustus.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Upper Gascoyne.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 31 August 2019

Shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 10-70 mm long, 4-20 mm wide, opposite, entire, with dendritic hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 7.5-9. mm long Pedicel present, 2-6 mm long, with dendritic hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 6-8 mm long, not accrescent, dense, with dendritic hairs, not bullate. Corolla red or pink, 15-26 mm long, wih absent, dendritic hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 11-16 mm long, filament 6-11 mm long, anthers 2-3 mm long. Appendage absent. Flowering time August or September. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaeam, IBRA Bioregion Gascoyne. Conservation Code Threatened (T).