Dampiera triloba Lindl.
Sketch Veg.Swan R. 27 (1939)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 7 March 1996

Erect perennial, herb or shrub, to 0.5 m high. Fl. blue, Aug to Dec.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

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

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bayswater, Cockburn, Corrigin, Cunderdin, Esperance, Fremantle, Manjimup, Wanneroo.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 26 May 2020

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 15-55 mm long, 15-25 mm wide, Indumentum hairy, with dense, present hairs; margins toothed. Bracteoles present, 1-1.5 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 2-11 mm long, hairy, with simple, stellate hairs. Calyx lobes absent. Corolla blue, 10-10.5 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with dense, simple hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 4-4.2 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 4.5-5.5 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 0.4 mm wide on the narrower side, 1 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers connate. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 3-3.5 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, glabrous; ovules one or two. Flowers in August, September, October, November and December. Occurs in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) and Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority Three (P3).