Close up On Patch with Buds
|Class:||Plants (Plantae) - Other Small Plants|
|Family:||2 Ovule Spurge (Phyllanthaceae)|
|Species:||Small Poranthera (Poranthera microphylla)|
|This Photo:||Upright Plant|
Thank you Reiner Richter for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
These range is size quite about as mature flowering plants. We've seen them from around only 30mm across to ~100mm. From prostrate to upright.
This has all the haulmarks of a spurge; that fat little fruit forming in front of the flower. These have 5 white petals, flowering from Sept.