Muelleria 27 (2): 225,226 (2009) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e)
Suckering shrub to c. 1.3 m high; stems erect; branchlets glabrous. Leaves rigid, terete, (2–)3–9(–10) cm long, 0.8–1.3 mm wide, not grooved, white-pubescent when young; apex straight. Inflorescence 6–10-flowered; rachis 1–1.5 mm long, sericeous; pedicel c. 5 mm long, sericeous; perianth 4–4.5 mm long, white, glabrous, rarely with silky hairs at base; pistil 7–8 mm long; pollen presenter an oblique disc. Fruit not formed. Flowers Nov. (1 record).
SnM. Apprently restricted to the upper catchment of the Buchan River, where known from three stands. Occurs in shallow rocky soils with mallee eucalypts.
Hakea asperma is known to only reproduce asexually via root-suckers.
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