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News item thumbnail November Plant of the Month: Dasypogon hookeri
1 Nov 2018

Dasypogon hookeri (Pineapple Bush) is an unusual arborescent monocot that can grow to 3 m tall, with numerous straplike leaves.

News item thumbnail September Plant of the Month: Calandrinia quartzitica
3 Sep 2018

Calandrinia quartzitica is currently known to occur from the edge of five salt lakes just north of Kalgoorlie in the Eastern Murchison sub-bioregion.

News item thumbnail August Plant of the Month: Thomasia grandiflora
2 Aug 2018

Thomasia grandiflora (Large Flowered Thomasia) is a low multi-stemmed shrub to 1 metre high, it has large, often pendulous purple flowers with a papery, crinkled appearance.