Description The Dryandra-leaved Banksia is a dense low growing shrub to one metre in height. It has narrow leaves with triangular lobes forming a saw-tooth pattern. The ;eaves are 5cm to 17cm long and about 1cm wide. The cylindrical flower spikes and quite short, only growing to about 3cm. the yellow or orange and flowers are produced in summer, autumn and winter. The dead flowers remain on the spike as the fruit develops into a cone with woody follicles. Dryandra-leaved Banksia is not fire-tolerant and regenerates from seed after bush fire.
Spread 1m - 2m
Habitat grows in shrubland, heathland and low woodland on sand or sandy loam soils
Wildlife Interest birds, nectar
Distribution The Dryandra-leaved Banksia is native to Western Australia where it is found on the south west coast from Albany eastwards to about half way to Esperance.