Astroloma xerophyllum   No English name Endemic

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This erect shrub, endemic to western Australia and found mostly on the coastal plain between Perth and Geraldton, was protected by persistently aggressive mosquitoes - the first I'd encountered in Australia so only three photographs were possible before beating a retreat.

Moore Reserve north of Perth, 8th September 2007

Added on 8th March 2008, updated 20th October 2008, updated 1st March 2010, updated 31st December 2013

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