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Lomatia silaifolia

Wild Parsley, Crinkle Bush

Family: Proteaceae

Lomatia silaifolia is a stiff erect shrub commonly found as understorey in heath and dry open forest on sandy soil.

It has tough, deeply segmented leaves, similar in appearance to many grevilleas. The stiff branches grow mainly out from the base of the plant.

The creamy-white flowers of Lomatia silaifolia form conspicuous erect spikes above the leaves.

Lomatia silaifolia flowers from November to February.

Lomatia silaifolia - Wild Parsley, Crinkle Bush

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 Lomatia silaifolia - Wild Parsley, Crinkle Bush

Lomatia silaifolia - Wild Parsley, Crinkle Bush

 

 

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