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Rhadinothamnus rudis (Bartl.) Paul G.Wilson subsp. rudis

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

Shrub, 0.3-2 m high. Fl. white, Jan to May or Jul to Aug or Oct to Nov. Sandy & clay, often stony soils. Coastal limestone & plains.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 22 August 1996

Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets smooth, without distinct raised glands, +/- cylindrical or winged or strongly angled in cross-section, covered in hairs or scales, the hairs stellate (star-shaped). Leaves alternate, simple, 7-15 mm long, 4-8 mm wide, flat, the margins flat, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers axillary, solitary; pedicels 4-8 mm long; calyx present, 0.5-1 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; corolla white or cream, petals five, 4.5-7 mm long, imbricate (overlapping), free, lepidote (with scales); stamens twice as many as petals, 3-3.5 mm long, smooth, glabrous; anthers 0.5-1 mm long, without an appendage. Flowers in January, February, March, April, May, July, August, October and November. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Warren and Esperance IBRA region(s).