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Stylidium scariosum DC.

Prodr. 7:783 (1839)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Reed-like perennial, herb, 0.1-0.8 m high, Leaves tufted, narrowly oblanceolate, 0.75-4 cm long, 0.7-2 mm wide, apex subacute to acute, margin entire, glabrous or minutely papillose. Scape glabrous at base and along length, inflorescence axis glandular. Inflorescence racemose. Fl. cream/pink, Sep to Nov. Sand or clayey sand over laterite. Upper slopes. Jarrah, Wandoo or Banksia woodland, mallee heath or shrubland.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 June 2006


IBRA Regions
Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Armadale, Bayswater, Beverley, Boddington, Carnamah, Chittering, Cockburn, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Gosnells, Kalamunda, Melville, Mundaring, Murray, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Toodyay, Wandering, Wanneroo, York.