Description The Oak-leaved Banksia is a shrub growing to around three metres. The leaves are long and wedge-shaped lobed with large serrations. Leaves grow to around 15 cm in length and about 3 cm wide. It produces a cylindrical flower spikes of orange brown flowers in summer, autumn and winter. the fruit is a woody cone with follicles. The Latin name comes from quercus - the genus name for oak.
Height 2m - 4m
Spread 1.5m - 3m
Habitat grows on peaty sand in woodland and seasonally wet low areas.
Wildlife Interest birds, seed, nectar
Distribution Oak-leaved Banksia is found in the south west of Western Australia between Albany and Pemberton.