Description Prickly Banksia is a bushy shrub with prickly serrated leaves. The leaves are 4cm to 10cm long and about 10mm to 30mm wide. The flower heads are lantern shaped, 8cm long and hang downwards. Flowers are pink or pink with creamy yellow and borne in autumn. The fruit is a woody spike with up to 20 follicles.
Height 1m - 2m
Spread 1m - 2m
Habitat grows on gravel soils
Wildlife Interest birds, nectar
Distribution Stirling Range in south west Western Australia.