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Banksia sphaerocarpa
2014-10-13 12:41:28

Banksia sphaerocarpa is a shrub or tree species. The species is also known as the Fox banksia or the Round fruit banksia. B. sphaerocarpa belongs to the Proteaceae family. The tree can be found throughout the southwest of Western Australia. B. sphaerocarpa typically grows between 3 and 7 feet tall. In the northern ranges with more dry and warmer climates the species will not grow as tall....

Banksia solandri
2014-10-13 12:37:45

Banksia solandri is a large shrub species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as the Stirling Range Banksia. It is a species of large shrub in the genus Banksia, from the Proteaceae family. B. solandri is a woody shrub that may be found growing as tall as 14 feet. The species produce large, broad serrated leaves and thickly fine-furred stems. B. solandri leaves usually measure around...

Banksia sessilis
2014-10-13 12:33:45

Banksia sessilis is a shrub or small tree species. The species may also be referred to as the Parrot bush. B. sessilis is a member of the Proteaceae family and is common throughout southwest Western Australia. The Banksia sessilis species grows up to 20 feet in height. The tree produces bluish or dark green leaves ranging in size and shape. Its leaves are typically prickly around its...

Banksia seminuda
2014-10-13 12:28:26

Banksia seminuda is commonly referred to as the River Banksia. It is a tree species in the genus Banksia, from the Proteaceae family. It is one of the tallest Banksia species. B. seminuda grows up to 65 feet high. It has a brown to grey trunk that is covered by hard grey bark. The species tends to grow in sheltered forest areas and has a straight, tall trunk. Flowering occurs between summer...

Banksia repens
2014-10-09 11:51:12

Banksia repens is a prostrate shrub species. The species may also be referred to as the Creeping banksia. B. repens is a member of the Proteaceae family and can be found growing naturally on the coast of Western Australia, specifically from D’Entrecasteaux National Park east to Mount Ragged. The plant prefers sandy soil with good drainage. When cultivated B. repens will take between 29 and 56...

Banksia pteridifolia
2014-10-09 11:47:52

Banksia pteridifolia is a shrub species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as the Tangled honeypot. In fact, it was actually known as Dryandra pteridifolia until 2007, when all of the Dryandra species were changed to Banksia species. B. pteridifolia belongs to the Proteaceae family. B. pteridifolia is a small shrub that grows 12 to 20 inches high and 3 feet wide. Its inflorescences...

Banksia prionotes
2014-10-09 11:44:53

Banksia prionotes is a tree or shrub species. The species is also known as Acorn banksias or Orange banksia. B. prionotes belongs to the Proteaceae family and can be found growing naturally in Western Australia. B. prionotes may grow up to 30 feet in height. Stunted growth is seen when the plant is grown in more exposed areas or when it grows north of its typical range in warmer and more dry...

Banksia nobilis
2014-10-09 11:42:24

Banksia nobilis is a shrub species. The species may be commonly referred to as the Golden dryandra, the Great dryandra or the Kerosene bush. B. nobilis is a member of the Proteaceae family. The plant can be found growing naturally only in Western Australia. Banksia nobilis will typically grow up to 13.1 feet tall. Its leaves have many lobes on each side and will grow anywhere from 8 to 22...

Banksia nivea
2014-10-09 11:38:21

Banksia nivea is a shrub species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Honeypot Dryandra. It was classified under the name Dryandra nivea until 2007, when all of the Dryandra species were re-named to the Banksia species. B. nivea has a distribution area of forests, coastal plains and woodlands. The shrub is found in the Southwest Botanical Province of Western Australia. It extends...

Banksia marginata
2014-10-09 11:35:34

Banksia marginata is a species of tree or woody shrub. The species may also commonly be referred to as the Silver Banksia. B. marginata is a member of the Proteaceae family. The trees are found commonly in southeastern Australia, specifically ranging from the Eyre Peninsula to north of Armidale and east and west throughout Tasmania and the islands of Bass Straight. Habitats of the Banksia...

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