Description Banksia integrifolia subspecies compar is a shrub or small tree from east coast of Queensland. It produces spikes of yellow flowers that grows to 10 cm tall and about 5 cm in diameter. Flowers are followed by woody cones that remain on the plant for years. subspecies compar is similar to subspecies integrifolia but it has larger and more shiny leaves with wavy margins. Banksia integrifolia does not need fire to release seed from the woody cones, and seed drops to the ground in late summer.
Height 5m - 8m
Spread 2m - 4m
Habitat found on sandy soils near coast
Distribution east coast of Queensland from Brisbane to Proserpine. The range overlaps with subspecies integrifolia at the southern end of its range near Brisbane.