Banksia - Native Honeysuckle

Banksia

Native Honeysuckle

Other names:
Family: Proteaceae
Habitat: Common in heaths and woodlands
Uses: Nectar from flowers can be sucked or made into a drink by soaking in water
Season:
References: Baker and Corringham, Robinson

Banksia is distinguished from other Proteaceae by the dense flower spikes and distinctive woody follicles.

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Photo: Banksia spinulosa, Hairpin Banksia. Lawson, Blue Mountains NSW

Banksia spinulosa - Hairpin Banksia
Photo: Banksia spinulosa, Hairpin Banksia. Lawson, Blue Mountains NSW

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