Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Cottesloe wildflowers in July

Eremophila glabra ( poverty bush). A shrub which grows to approximately one metre. The flowers vary from red and yellow to yellow and green. The immature leaves are covered with silver hairs. Poverty bush grows in sandy limestone soil close to the beach.
Templetonia retusa (cockies tongues). A shrub which grows to about one metre high and prefers to grow in limestone soils. Cockies tongues are common on Rottnest Island.

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