Dampiera pedunculata Rajput & Carolin
Telopea 3:200-201 (1988)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 7 March 1996

Erect, woody perennial, herb, 0.15-0.7 m high. Fl. blue, Aug to Nov. Sandy soils.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Bunbury, Busselton, Canning, Capel, Cockburn, Collie, Dardanup, Denmark, Gnowangerup, Gosnells, Kwinana, Manjimup, Murray, Plantagenet, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, West Arthur.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 4 February 2020

Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 15-50 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire. Bracteoles present, 5-9 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 1.5-3.7 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Calyx lobes absent. Corolla blue, 10-13 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with dense, simple, dendritic hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 4-7 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 7-8 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 0.4-1 mm wide on the narrower side, 2-2.5 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers connate. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 4-4.5 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, glabrous; ovules one or two. Flowers in August, September, October and November. Occurs in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) and Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province.