Conospermum croniniae Diels
Bot.Jahrb.Syst. 35:143 (1904)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 9 July 1996

Erect open shrub, 0.3-0.9 m high. Fl. blue, May or Jul to Nov. Sandy or clayey, often gravelly soils. Plains, hillslopes.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dalwallinu, Dumbleyung, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Merredin, Narembeen, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Wagin, West Arthur, Wickepin, Woodanilling, Yilgarn.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Friday 20 July 2018

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 7-20 mm mm long, 0.5-1 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire, incurved. Inflorescences leafy, the flowers dispersed singly, pink or blue, hairy; floral bracts 1.5-2.5 mm long, hairy. Perianth 4.5-7 mm long, irregular, hairy; upper lip 1-2 mm long, hairy; lower lip 0.5-1 mm long, hairy. Nut 1.5-2 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).