Stylidium pilosum (Labill.) Labill. Silky Triggerplant
Nov.Holl.Pl. 2:63 (1806)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 27 June 2006

Rosetted perennial, herb, 0.25-0.75 m high, Leaves tufted, narrowly oblanceolate, 15-42 cm long, 2-8 mm wide, apex acute, margin involute, glabrous. Membraneous scale leaves present at base of mature leaves. Scape with pilose and glandular hairs. Inflorescence racemose, sometimes paniculate. Fl. pink-purple, Sep to Nov. Sandy soils. Coastal dunes, sandplains. Heath, mallee shrubland, Banksia woodland.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dundas, Esperance, Ravensthorpe.