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Thyme Rice-flower

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Scientific name
Pimelea serpyllifolia
Common name
Thyme Rice-flower
Plants that Clothe the Bluff
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Plant Form
Shrubs
Where to find
Cliff, Plateau and Moonah woodland
Foliage
Crowded overlapping hairless small blue green leaves
Flower
Heads of tiny four-petalled yellow to yellow-green flowers occur on the branch tips.
Size
H 0.3 – 1.5 m x W 0.5 m
Flowering
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Description

This small, compact, hardy shrub is characterised by the crowded, narrow elliptical leaves and tiny yellow flowers borne in terminal clusters.

The male and female flowers of Thyme Rice-flower are borne on separate plants. The male plant has orange centres in the flowers. It is a hardy shrub which can be found on the extremities of the Bluff.

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