Bursaria spinosa

Common name: 

Sweet Bursaria

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions except Snowfields (all grids ?except Q) also SA, Qld, NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Widespread1

Flower description:

White or cream1

Habit:

Medium shrub or small tree2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species is distinguished by its fruit. The fruits are brown heart-shaped capsules that contain flat seeds2

Images:
Image of Bursaria spinosa
Image of Bursaria spinosa
Image of Bursaria spinosa
Image of Bursaria spinosa
Image of Bursaria spinosa Image: Gill Brown
Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria
2 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.