Lyginia imberbis

Meaning of name: Lyginia is from the Greek word lyginos, meaning of willow or withy. Imberbis is a Latin word meaning beardless.

Distribution: Found in the southwest of Western Australia from north of Geraldton to east of Esperance.

Remarks: A herb to 70 centimetres tall with brown and yellow flowers produced from May to October.

References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. 1996.

Florabase at http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/18049