Plant of the Month – December 2015

DROOPING SHE-OAK

(Allocasuarina verticillata)

(Photos: C 꿈해몽 다운로드. Schultz, habit, cones, foliage; Cape Jervis)

These trees can grow 4-10m tall, on a variety of soils including the limestone coastal soils around Cape Jervis 오피스 2007 sp3. The branches droop with needle-like foliage, and no true leaves…sounds great in the wind! The seeds from its cones are the favorite food of the Glossy Black Cockatoo; you’ll see the ‘chewings’ from these under the trees on Kangaroo Island 배틀그라운드 다운로드. You won’t see the cockatoos at Cape Jervis yet; they haven’t been seen on the mainland for years. However, extensive she-oak plantings started around the Cape with Greening Australia about 17 years ago, as part of the Glossy Black Cockatoo Recovery Program 엠플레이어. Several other groups have contributed, including COOTs, Cape Jervis & Delamere Progress Association and CJCCG. More drooping she-oaks will be going in, winter of 2016 Download World of Warcraft! Come along then, plant some, and be part of the recovery program.

Plant of the Month – November 2015

SPINY WATTLE

(Acacia spinescens)

         

(Photos: E 풍욕시계. Cousins, habitat, stems and flowers; Cape Jervis)

These shrubs were flowering spectacularly around Cape Jervis in September. The half-ball flowers are bright yellow, and cling to the branches with not much stalk visible Download the movie Asura. They contrast brilliantly with the grey-green branches. Touch the end of a branch and you will quickly learn where the name of this wattle comes from… there is a sharp tip to each branch 피파 무료! In fact, the whole shrub is quite rigid. You’ll notice something else about this shrub; there aren’t any ‘true’ leaves. So it really is quite an architectural plant for your garden Jenkins, Jenkins War. They will grow from shin-high at Cape Jervis to waist-high further from the coast.

Plant of the Month – August 2015

MALLEE POMADERRIS

(Pomaderris paniculosa ssp. paniculosa)

 

(Photos: E 윈도우 10 잠금화면. Cousins, habitat at Cape Jervis, a pomaderris behind hibbertia; https://c1.staticflickr.com/7/6194/6123759156_85ef3c5dfd_m.jpg, close-up of leaf stem )

This waist high shrub is one of the hardy survivors around Cape Jervis 트위치 대시보드. It can grow in windy coastal locations as well as woodland and mallee, and doesn’t mind rocky ground. Despite this, the shrub is now extinct in NSW, and endangered in Victoria 구주해상목운기 다운로드. The dull green, oval-shaped leaves are about 1 cm long, and look furry. This is because of fine white hairs along and below the leaf edges. The hairs on raised veins, the younger stems and buds look rusty, giving a brown-green look to the shrub Pre-U.S.. Little flower buds occur in loose hanging clusters (see third photo above), and the tiny 3 mm flowers that follow the buds are yellow; look for these shortly in spring hp 8100 다운로드!

Plant of the Month – July 2015

PALE GUINEA FLOWER

(Hibbertia pallidiflora)

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(Photos: E 아이작 리버스 한글. Cousins; growth habit; leaves and flowers; size of flower compared to a fingertip)

Because of the strong salt winds around Cape Jervis and the dry summers, plants have to be tough to survive there Download the library. Many are consequently very tiny, such as the little hibbertia shown here. This rare little plant likes the limestone around the Fleurieu. The bush itself is small and compact, growing to only about 20cm high at Cape Jervis 삼성 통합 usb 드라이버. The leaves are rounder than those of other hibbertias, with Because of the strong salt winds around Cape Jervis and the dry summers, plants have to be tough to survive there 페그오 일괄. Many are consequently very tiny, such as the little hibbertia shown here. This rare little plant likes the limestone around the Fleurieu. The bush itself is small and compact, growing to only about 20cm high at Cape Jervis BullsOne Mall. The leaves are rounder than those of other hibbertias, with star-shaped hairs underneath. The flowers, carried on long stalks, are cup-shaped and do not open out very much Download Insidious 3. They tend to hang down (see the middle photo). You can see how tiny the flowers are, from the photo showing the flower and a fingertip!

Plant of the Month – June 2015

BLACK-ANTHER FLAX LILY

(Dianella revoluta)

       

(Photos: E Free download of the full edition of Paladoc. Cousins; growth habit; flowers and buds)

You can see from the pictures above why this plant is commonly called the black-anther flax lily: those pretty blue flowers have black stamens, with an orangey-yellow base to them Download Netmarble Baccarat. The plant grows about shin high, with very stiff, blue-green leaves which fold together at their base. You are most likely to see the flowers in spring and early summer 맥 플래시 다운로드. The wiry flower spikes sit above the leaves, to about knee high at Cape Jervis. There are several branches per spike, and several flowers per branch, with one flower on a branch opening per day jersey. The six flower petals bend backwards, ‘reflexed’. After the flowers, you get pretty dark-blue seed pods. Adaptable to most soil types, the plants are also hardy, and can produce quite large clumps over a period of time, making them a very useful garden plant spring 한글파일 다운로드.

Plant of the month – May 2015

WHITE FANFLOWER

(Scaevola albida)

(Photos: E 영화 아이언맨3. Cousins; plant amongst others, flowers)

Though this plant can grow upwards, we normally see it as a prostrate shrub around Cape Jervis, growing only to about shin high gpdit.msc 다운로드. Although the name would suggest the flowers are white, they actually vary and are normally more blue than white around Cape Jervis. And no, they haven’t all been eaten by snails, leaving just half a flower firefox 설치파일 다운로드! This lopsided flower shape is what makes fanflowers easy to identify: the petals only grow on one half, like a fan or a hand. The oval leaves are bright green, and like the flower colour, can vary in look: they will be smooth or hairy 물음표. Look for the flowers in spring. It really is a pretty little plant.

Plant of the Month – April 2015

RUBY SALTBUSH

(Enchylaena tomentosa)

   

(Photos: E Download the most organic fantasy. Cousins; growth habit, fruits and leaves, close-up of fruit; Cape Jervis)

OK, the fruit shown in the close-up is ‘ruby’…but simultaneously on the bush you might see green, yellow, orange and red ones Download Timothy! The green ones are the new fruit, but the colour changes as those fruit ripen.  These are small (about 5mm), succulent and shaped like a squished ball Download the gold version. Flowers and fruit occur over most of the year, making this an important food source for birds. The sprawling shrub is low-growing, often just knee-high, though the branches can reach 1m Asian Gothic. These are covered in cylindrical, fleshy blue-green leaves, about 1-2cm long. The leaves in turn are covered in fine hairs (‘tomentose’), which are responsible for the bush’s greyish colour, but also aid in reflecting heat which might otherwise damage the plant 제우스 6. Ruby saltbush is found in most poor soil types across Australia, from sand to clay, but prefers those that are slightly saline and not boggy. It is hardy, being drought and frost tolerant…handy on the peninsula Download with century!

Plant of the Month – March 2015

NITRE-BUSH

(Nitraria billardierei)

(Photos: E Download the movie Pandora. Cousins; habit, fruit, leaves; all at Cape Jervis)

The nitre-bush is sometimes called the Native Grape. The photo of its ripe fruit was taken in early February: they are grape-shaped, and red or yellow Download Sooh Gangho 2018. The ones on this particular bush were plump, and very edible! They are only about 1cm long though, so you would need a lot to make a meal of them, especially since the seed inside itself is large compared to the fruit disk cleanup.
Birds also like the fruit, which helps to spread those seeds. The nitre-bush grows as a dense, stiff shrub, with long, arching, tangled stems. The leaves are an olive green colour, and fairly elongated; flowers are small and white Download the travel sketch. This shrub likes over-grazed and hot, saline areas, so does well at Cape Jervis, where it helps to stabilize dunes. In Australia there is only one species in the genus Nitraria, but other species exist overseas … makes one wonder how that came about Download Martial Arts X!

Plant of the Month – February 2015

LEMON BEAUTY-HEADS

(Calocephalus citreus)

 

(Photos: E lrc 파일 다운로드. Cousins; habit, side view, flower close-up; Cape Jervis)

The clumps of this plant that we have seen around Cape Jervis grow to about 20-30cm high 뮤 오리진 2. They look silvery-grey, possibly because of the small, white hairs on the leaves and stems. Stems themselves are slender, wiry and upright, growing in a tuft from the base Download linux site. Narrow leaves are arranged opposite each other along the stems; they get progressively smaller the closer they get to the top. Between September and March, you’ll notice the lemon beauty heads themselves, sitting at the top of the plants: golden globe-like clusters of flowers, to 14mm long in total Pink Panther ost. Although lemon beauty heads don’t appreciate heavy disturbance such as urban development, grazing stock, or fertilizer use, they would make an excellent rockery plant: they require little watering, tolerate full sun or part shade and most soil conditions, are fast growing, long lived, and very hardy 윈도우8!          (See Carolyn’s Corner in Cape Jervis Courier for a story about our trip to find these locally.)

Plant of the Month – January 2015

SMALL YELLOW RUSH-LILY

(Tricoryne tenella)

   (Photos: E Download loud ringtones. Cousins; habit, seed capsules, flowers; Cape Jervis)

A little tufted plant, this beauty deserves its name: tenella is from the Latin for ‘dainty’ ethereal. The actual plant pictured was about 40cm high, with the stems standing almost erect. Mostly they grow to about 45cm. There are almost no leaves, and the ones there are, are just little scales 검색어를 입력하세요 www 13화 다운로드. However, the stems branch into slender clusters, making for a dense little plant. The flowers appear in spring to midsummer. These are yellow and 6-petalled, with a cute little group of very upright stamens 바이두 판 다운로드. The flowers roll into a tight twist when finished (you can see one twist clearly in the centre photo). These are followed by the seed capsules, with a conical tip and three small ribs, hence the ‘tri’ in ‘tricoryne’ 아이폰 에서 유튜브 동영상. The plants will grow on sand along the coast, or in the heath and mallee…quite good for us in S.A. then!