Teasel banksia

Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Banksia
Species: pulchella
Main Flower Colour: Yellow

Description

Small spreading shrub up to about 1m high. Leaves narrow, linear 12-15mm long, with margins rolled under. Attractive small flower spikes, usually at the end of branches, are cylindrical about 25mm long. When individual brownish coloured flowers are fully open the long yellow hooked styles give the plant its common name. Old seed cones have a gnarled appearance. Grows in deep sand.

Flowering start in August.

Identification

The main flower colour is yellow. Small infloresence size, the smallest of all the banksias.

References

Banksias, Waratahs & Grevilleas. Wrigley and Fagg
http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/1843
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Location

Bio Regions

ESP - Esperance Plains

Specifics

Mungliginup Creek, WA

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