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Boronia stricta Bartl.

Lehm., Pl.Preiss. [J.G.C.Lehmann] 1:169-170 (1845)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect, slender shrub, 0.6-2 m high. Fl. pink, Sep to Dec or Jan to May. Sand or sandy clay. Seasonally swampy areas.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 19 August 1996

Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets smooth, without distinct raised glands, +/- cylindrical in cross-section, covered in hairs or scales, the hairs stellate (star-shaped). Leaves opposite, compound, 8-15 mm long, with 5-7 leaflets, each 7-13 mm long, 0.5-1 mm wide, flat, the margins flat, smooth, without distinct raised glands, covered in hairs or scales, with simple hairs or stellate (star shaped) hairs; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers axillary, solitary or in axillary, loose clusters (cymes or panicles); pedicels 4-4.5 mm long; calyx present, 3-5 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, covered in hairs or scales, the hairs stellate (star-shaped); corolla pink, petals four, 7-10 mm long, valvate (not overlapping), free, hairy on the surfaces; stamens twice as many as petals, warty with prominent raised glands, glabrous, with an appendage; style 0.5-1 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Jarrah Forest, Warren and Esperance IBRA region(s).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 14 November 2023


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Busselton, Cranbrook, Denmark, Manjimup, Nannup, Plantagenet.