Dampiera heteroptera Rajput & Carolin
Telopea 3:210-211 (1988)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 6 March 1996

Erect to semi-prostrate perennial, herb or shrub, 0.3-0.6 m high. Fl. blue, Sep to Oct. Sandy soils. Swampy areas.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Augusta Margaret River, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Nannup.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Sunday 22 November 2020

Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 30-120 mm long, (1.5-)4.5 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire. Bracteoles present, 1.5-2 mm long, glabrous. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 5-10 mm long, glabrous. Calyx lobes absent, glabrous. Corolla blue, 10-14 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with dense, simple hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 5.5-6 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 8-9 mm long, wing present on one side only, 0-0.1 mm wide, 2-2.2 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers connate. Ovary inferior, gibbous; style 3-4 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, glabrous; ovules one or two. Flowers in September and October. Occurs in the Jarrah Forest (JF) and Warren (WAR) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority Three (P3).