Description The Slender-leaved Banksia is a shrub growing to about two metres tall. the leaves are long and slender growing to about 10cm long and 1mm to 1.5mm wide. It produces yellow ball-shaped clusters of flowers in summer, autumn and winter. the flower heads are about 10cm in diameter. The fruit is a woody cone with seeds contained in follicles. The plant is destroyed by bush fire and regenerates from seed. It is closely related to Banksia sphaerocarpa and used to be known as Banksia sphaerocarpa var. pinifolia.
Habitat grows in sandy soil in shrubland or woodland
Wildlife Interest birds
Distribution Slender-leaved Banksia is found along the west coast of Western Australia from north of Perth up to Kalbarri north of Geraldton.