Sighting

Liz O'Donnell 27 Nov 2017

Slender riceflower(s) blooming in a rocky cutting

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Sighted 19 Oct 2016
88 Norton Rd, Wamboin NSW 2620, Australia

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Identifications

  • Liz O'Donnell 27 November 2017
    Pimelea linifolia
    (subspecies)
    Taxonomy: Plantae: Angiospermae: Dicotyledons: Malvales: Thymelaeaceae: Pimelea: linifolia: linifolia
    Common Names: Thymelaea family, Slender Rice-flower, Granny's Bonnet, Queen-of-the-bush, Flax-leaf Rice-flower, White Rice-flower, Native Candy-tuft, Buttons
    Liz O'Donnell says

    Small ?60cm tall shrub growing in rocky cutting beside road. Small dark green oval leaves and heavy clusters of long tubular white flowers ending in 4 petals perpendicular to tube, anthers or similar projecting out.

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Notes

  • Liz O'Donnell 27 November 2017
    Tagged With wildaboutwamboin
    Liz O'Donnell says

    Several plants along this road cutting. Flowers so copious my first thought was that they must be some kind of exotic weed! Delighted to be wrong :)

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