Plants of South Eastern New South Wales

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Isopogon anemonifolius

Common name

Broad-leaf drumsticks



Where found

Forest and heath. Coastal. Ranges and tablelands north of the Kings Highway. Occasionally elsewhere.


Shrub to 1.5 m high. Hairless except for the young shoots. Leaves alternating up the stems, 5–11 cm long, usually dissected, the undivided portion 2–5 cm long, segments 3–5 mm wide, tips not sharp. Rarely the leaves not divided into segments and then the leaves 5–9 cm long, 3–4 mm wide. Individual flowers yellow, 10–12 mm long, tubular, with 4 spreading lobes, hairless. Flower clusters many-flowered, cone-like, more or less round. Seeding cones more or less round, 10–16 mm in diameter. Flowering: spring to early summer.

Protected NSW.

PlantNET description:  (accessed 19 January, 2021)