Viminaria juncea

Common name: 

Golden Spray

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Murray Mallee, Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEHJKMNPRSTWXZ) also WA, SA, Qld, NSW, Tas

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

Riparian scrub, damp forest, tea-tree heath1

Flower description:

Yellow to orange with red markings2


Shrub 1-5 m tall2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Stems appear leafless (reduced to thread-like petioles)2

Image of Viminaria juncea
Image of Viminaria juncea
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria