Conospermum patens Schltdl.

Slender Smokebush

Erect shrub to about 1m tall with white-hairy branches. Leaves crowded, spreading, linear to linear-oblanceolate, to 3 cm long, turned up at the tip, bristle tipped. Flower clusters flat-topped; Sept-Dec. Flowers white to grey or purple, densely hairy.

SA, Vic.

Source: Spencer, R.; Molyneux, B.; Mathews, D. (2002). Proteaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Proteanae
order      Proteales
family       Proteaceae
genus        Conospermum Sm.