Spiny Fan-flower
Flowering Bush
Ellura
Spiny Fan-flower
Bud Showing Split Lines
 
                      
Spiny Fan-flower (Scaevola spinescens)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Shrubs & Bushes
Order: Daisies (Asterales)
Family: Goodenia (Goodeniaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Spiny Fan-flower (Scaevola spinescens)
This Photo:     Bud
Other name: Currant Bush

Thank you Dr Kym Nicolson for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
An unattractive bush with light grey foliage and stems.
Very stiff with spikes coming from the stems.

Copyright © 2012-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 05-Dec-2012
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)