Dampiera stricta

Common Name:

Blue Dampiera



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Midlands, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (NPSTWXZ) also Qld, NSW, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Heathlands and open-forests on sandy gravelly or loamy soils 1

Flower Description:

Blue to white inside with rusty hairs on the outside 1


Slender subshrub to 90 cm high 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species is distinguished by the corolla-lobes with rusty coloured hairs on the outside 1


Image: Mary Ellis

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Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria