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Dampiera angulata Rajput & Carolin subsp. angulata

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

Erect, spreading perennial, herb or shrub (with angled stems), 0.25-0.6 m high. Fl. blue-purple, Jun to Oct. Sand, loam, clay or gravel. Flats, rises, shrubland to heath.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 14 June 1999

Scientific Description

Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 15-25 mm long, 1.5 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire. Bracteoles present, 1-2 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Pedicel pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 3-10 mm long, Indumentum present, Hair type with simple hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 0-0.5 mm long, hairy, with dense, simple hairs. Corolla blue, 10-15 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with dense, simple hairs, hairy on the inside; central lobes 6-7 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 6-9.5 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 1-1.5 mm wide on the narrower side, 1.8-3 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers connate. Ovary inferior, gibbous; style 3-4 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, glabrous; ovules one or two. Flowers in June, July, August, September and October. Occurs in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) and Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province.

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 2 August 2023


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Merredin, Recherche, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Dundas, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Narembeen, Ravensthorpe, Yilgarn.