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Persoonia acicularis F.Muell.

Fragm. 6:220-221 (1868)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect shrub, 0.1-1.2 m high. Fl. yellow, Sep to Dec or Jan. Red or yellow sand. Plains, sand dunes.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 August 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy, ribbed. Leaves alternate, 12-20 mm long, (0.6-)0.7(-1.2) mm wide, glabrous; lamina subterete, more or less the same width throughout, entire, smooth; apex pungent. Inflorescences yellow; pedicels 4.5-10 mm long, glabrous. Perianth 12-15 mm long, radially symmetrical, glabrous; anther appendage present, 0.3-0.4 mm long; ovary glabrous; pistil 10-12 mm long. Flowers in January, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL) or Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s).

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


IBRA Regions
Geraldton Sandplains, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Edel, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain.
IMCRA Regions
Central West Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Carnamah, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Northampton, Shark Bay, Three Springs.