Meaning of name: Leucopogon comes from the Greek words leucos, meaning white or grey, and pogon, meaning beard. It refers to the densely bearded corolla lobes. Propinquus is a Latin word meaning near, related to or resembling. It refers to an affinity with another species.
Distribution: Occurs from Yanchep to Gordon Inlet.
Description: A shrub to 1 metre tall. The white flowers are borne from February to July.
References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.