Dampiera plumosa S.Moore
J. Bot. 41:99 (1903)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 7 March 1996

Erect perennial, herb, 0.15-0.2 m high. Fl. blue, Oct. Red sandy soils.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Coolgardie, Murchison.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Murchison, Southern Cross.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coolgardie, Menzies, Sandstone, Yilgarn.

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

Stems ribbed or unribbed. Leaves flat, 35-65 mm long, 8-15 mm wide, Indumentum hairy, with dense, dendritic hairs; margins toothed. Bracteoles present, 6-6.5 mm long, glabrous. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 2 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 3-4 mm long, hairy, with dense, simple hairs. Corolla blue, 7.5-9 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with dense, simple hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 3-4 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 4.5-5 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 0.3-0.7 mm wide on the narrower side, 1-1.3 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers connate. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 3.5-4 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, glabrous; ovules one or two. Flowers in October. Occurs in the Coolgardie (COO) IBRA Region(s), of the Eremaean (E) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority One (P1).