Description Banksia conferta subsp. Conferta is a dense shrub growing to around four metres tall. the bark is rough and grey. The leaves are oval and grow from about 4cm to 12 cm long and about 1cm to 4cm wide. Leaves are green above and silvery grey below. It produces spikes of pale yellow flowers up to 19cm in length and about 5cm in diameter in autumn and winter. The old flowers remain on the spike. The fruit is a woody cone.
Height 3m - 6m
Spread 3m - 4m
Habitat grows on well-drained soil on rocky slopes and open woodland
Wildlife Interest birds, nectar
Distribution Found along eastern New South Wales from Taree to south of Coffs Harbour. Also found in Queensland between the Lamington Plateau near the New South Wales border and the Glass House Mountains north of Brisbane.