Buds & leaves
|Class:||Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Shrubs & Bushes|
|Order:||Woody Plants (Sapindales)|
|Family:||Citrus (Rutaceae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Desert Boronia (Boronia inornata ssp leptophylla)|
|Other name:||Dryland Boronia|
Thank you Alan Dandie for confirming the id of this species for us
EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
Beware: There are Beyeria opaca leaves & stems in this photo as well.
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
The buds are prettier than the flower; Hot pink shades which gives the whole shrub a pink colouration (this fades as it blooms).
The buds and flowers range from white to deep pink. The buds can also be single coloured or variegated.
Cylindrical / baseball bat, green, shiny leaves.
New stems are rusty brown.