Riceflower

Family: Thymelaeaceae
Genus: Pimelea
Species: ferruginea
Main Flower Colour: Pink

Description

Small woody shrub with multiple slender stems arising at ground level, giving a rounded appearance. Grows to about 1m tall. Small oval leaves 1cm long densely packed in 4 rows along stems. Bright pink flowers each with 4 petals clustered in terminal heads. Common in sandy or rocky areas behind beaches.

Flowering start in August and ends in December.

Identification

The main flower colour is pink. Bright pink flower heads on leafy slender branches.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/5243

Created: 05 Apr 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 05 Dec 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

ESP - Esperance Plains

Specifics

Cape le Grand NP, WA

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