White Flower, Blue Buds
|Class:||Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Shrubs & Bushes|
|Order:||Woody Plants (Sapindales)|
|Family:||Citrus (Rutaceae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Blue Boronia (Boronia coerulescens ssp coerulescens)|
|This Photo:||🔍Bluish-pink Flower🔎|
Thank you Ralph Foster & Alan Dandie for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA and possibly elsewhere
There were a number of bushes with these pink flowers on them. Clearly a genetic aberation.
Darren Schmitke thought they were "sports".
But then he & Marie discovered they looked like different plants, coming out of the ground a couple of centimetres apart.
We still think they are a type of "sport", but suckering from the roots rather than up the stem as a branch.
This occurred with a number of plants and they all looked like one plant. There wasn't a pink flowering plant on it's own.