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Coast Bone Fruit

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Scientific name
Threlkeldia diffusa
Common name
Coast Bone Fruit
Plants that Clothe the Bluff
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Plant Form
Ground covers
Where to find
Across the entire Bluff
Foliage
Narrow, nearly cylindrical grey-green leaves to 15 mm long
Flower
The tiny tubular flowers appear singly in the axils of the leaves.
Size
H Prostrate – 0.3 m x 1 m
Flowering
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Description
Coast Bone Fruit is a spreading, succulent, perennial herb, forming mats  around the base of shrubs. The fruits are succulent, hard and often reddish.This mat-forming plant is an important undershrub around the Bluff. The tiny, hidden fruits occur throughout most of the year.
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