Skip to main content

Daviesia angulata Lindl.

Sketch Veg.Swan R. xiv (1839)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect, spreading, pungent shrub, 0.4-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow & red, Mar to Sep. Sand, laterite.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 30 May 1996

Scientific Description

Erect or prostrate,spreading or scrambling, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, not spiny, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, alternate, not continuous with stem, 10-22 mm long, 1-2.3 mm wide, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules apparently absent even from the youngest leaves. Pedicel present, 2.5-3 mm long, glabrous. Bracteoles absent. Calyx 1.5-3 mm long, not accrescent, glabrous, ribless; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 5.5-10 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow or red, with some yellow or red spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 5-7 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 5.5-7 mm long, not auriculate, keel 4.5-9 mm long, beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.5-0.7 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), 4-6 mm long. Ovary sessile or subsessile, glabrous; style 5.8-8 mm long, glabrous, not bearded, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 10-14 mm long, 7-9 mm wide, sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, flat or compressed, glabrous, beaked. Flowers in March, April, May, June, July, August and September. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Geraldton Sandplains, Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Esperance and Swan Coastal Plain IBRA regions.

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 24 October 2023


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Fitzgerald, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Augusta Margaret River, Bunbury, Busselton, Capel, Carnamah, Chittering, Coorow, Corrigin, Dandaragan, Gingin, Gosnells, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Kulin, Lake Grace, Mandurah, Mundaring, Murray, Narrogin, Northam, Plantagenet, Swan, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wanneroo, Waroona, York.