KANGAROO BUSH FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Hakea scoparia, known as Kangaroo Bush in parts of Western Australia is a shrub or small tree without a lignotuber. It produces clusters cream or pinkish flowers from April to September. The narrow leaves are linear and undissected, arranged in alternate pattern on the stem. Leaves are 10cm to 28cm long and 1.5mm to 2mm wide with entire margins. The woody fruit is reddish brown and 17mm to 25mm long by 8mm to 17mm wide. Winged seeds are 10mm to 15mm long.
found on sand, gravel, loam, granite soils in shrubland, sand plains, hills, outcrops and road verges.
endemic to south-west Western Australia.
Height: 1.5m - 3m
Spread: 1.5m - 3.5m
|Common Name:||Kangaroo Bush|
Relatives in same Genus