Lambertia inermis, Noongar chittick, is a shrub which is endemic to south-west Western Australia. It grows to 6 metres high and flowers from spring to winter. A more complete description is given in Florabase and Australian Flora online.
|Lambertia inermis var. drummondii|
There are two varieties:
- Lambertia inermis var. drummondii (Fielding & Gardner) Hnatiuk - with yellow flowers
- Lambertia inermis R.Br. var. inermis - with orange-red flowers
Distribution and habitatEdit
Chittick grows near the south coast of Western Australia from west of Albany through to around Esperance, extending between 50 and 200 km inland from the coast. It grows on a variety of soils from sand to gravel.
- Brown, R. 1811. On the Proteaceae of Jussieu, Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 10: 188
- "Lambertia inermis R.Br". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.
- "ABRS: Lambertia inermis". Flora of Australia online. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
- Lambertia inermis occurrence data from Australasian Virtual Herbarium
- Herbarium specimen at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew