Banksia blechnifolia Leaf by kalaryder

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Young growth of the Banksia blechnifolia, which is a prostrate shrub with thick horizontal stems and vertical leathery herringbone leaves rising some 20 cm high. New growth is covered with orange brown hair. The inflorescences are golden or pinkish brown and flowering is in late spring. As they age, they fade to brown and then greyish.
Kings Park Perth, Western Australia


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I live in beautiful Western Australia, where we are lucky to a wonderful diversity of wildflowers, many of which appear in my portfolio.

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  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 2 years ago

    great capture!

  • Thank you Charmiene

    – kalaryder

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture

  • Thanks Larry

    – kalaryder

  • JanT
    JanTover 2 years ago
    What a beautiful macro! This appeals to me so much— the hues, fuzzy new growth. Reminds me of a beloved old sweater. (fav)
  • Loved your comment of the old sweater – I had to look again :)
    Thank you for the fav and the great comment.

    – kalaryder

  • mom23girls
    mom23girlsover 2 years ago

    Lovely capture!

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