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Isopogon asper R.Br.

Prodr. Suppl. 8 (1830)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Generally low spreading, multi-stemmed, lignotuberous shrub, 0.2-0.8(-1.5) m high. Fl. pink/pink-white, Jun to Oct. White, grey, yellow/brown sand, often with gravel, laterite, granite. Hills, granite outcrops.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 18 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high, with straight hairs. Leaves alternate, 20-30 mm long, glabrous; lamina terete, twice or more divided, tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib, with 3-5(-8) points or lobes; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 6-7 mm. Inflorescences not viscid, pink. Perianth 10-16 mm long, glabrous; pistil 12-16 mm long; pollen presenter not fusiform, hairy, 4-6 mm long, the brush 1.5-2 mm long. Cone with deciduous scales, 18-20 mm long. Flowers in June, July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 26 May 2023


IBRA Regions
Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Armadale, Canning, Carnamah, Chittering, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gosnells, Kalamunda, Mundaring, Murray, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Three Springs, Waroona.