Description The Tennis Ball Banksia is a bushy shrub growing to three metres tall. It has grey bark. The leaves have serrated edges. It produces greenish yellow ball-shaped clusters of flowers in autumn and early summer (October to December). There are two subspecies of B. laevigata - the other is the Tennis Ball Banksia (ssp. fuscolutea) which has much brighter golden yellow flowers.
Height 2m - 3m
Spread 2m - 3m
Habitat The Tennis Ball Banksia grows in shrubland on stony soils
Wildlife Interest birds, nectar
Distribution found along the Fitzgerald River and in the Ravensthorpe Ranges in southern Western Australia