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Daviesia articulata Crisp

Austral.Syst.Bot. 8:1173,Fig.4 (1995)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Procumbent, spreading or erect, pungent shrub, 0.2-1 m high. Fl. orange & red/brown, Sep. Sandy soils, gravelly clay. Flats, hillslopes.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 30 May 1996

Scientific Description

Erect or prostrate,spreading or scrambling, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, spiny at least in part, hairy; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, alternate, not continuous with stem, 5-20 mm long, 0.8-1.5 mm wide, glabrous, terete; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves. Pedicel present, 2-3 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 3.2-5.5 mm long, not accrescent, glabrous, ribless; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 6-10 mm long, uniformly coloured, orange; claws present; standard 5.5-8 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 4.7-7.5 mm long, not auriculate, keel 4.8-6 mm long, not beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.6-0.7 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 4-6 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, glabrous; style 4.5-6 mm long, glabrous, not bearded, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 8-15 mm long, 6-15 mm wide, sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, glabrous, beaked. Flowers in September. Occurs in the Eremaean and South-West Botanical Province, in the Coolgardie, Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Mallee and Esperance IBRA regions.

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 24 October 2023


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Katanning, Merredin, Recherche, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Dumbleyung, Dundas, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kellerberrin, Kent, Kondinin, Ravensthorpe, Wagin, West Arthur.