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Ptilotus obovatus (Gaudich.) F.Muell.
Smoke Bush
Similar to Ptilotus sessifolius but without woolly hairs inside the flowers. Very common in the Australian deserts.

   
Ptilotus obovatus Ptilotus obovatus
Description:Flower Description:Flower and leaves
Location: Alice Springs, Central Australia, Northern Territory Location:Birdsville Track,South West Queensland
GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:26˚24.995S,139˚31.444E
Date of photo :2 October 2010 Date of photo :6 August 2012
Field No.:U546 Field No.:1127
   
Ptilotus obovatus Ptilotus obovatus
Description:Plant in habitat Description:Flowers
Location: Alice Springs, Central Australia, Northern Territory Location: Alice Springs, Central Australia, Northern Territory
GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:N/A
Date of photo :2 October 2010 Date of photo:2 October 2010
Field No.:U546 Field No.:U546
   
Ptilotus obovatus Ptilotus obovatus
Description:Flowers Description:Plant in habitat
Location: 18K W of Coober Pedy, South Australia Location: 18K W of Coober Pedy, South Australia
GPS coordinates:29˚01.401S,134˚41.810E GPS coordinates:29˚01.401S,134˚41.810E
Date of photo:8 August 2012 Date of photo:8 August 2012
Field No.:1148 Field No.:1148
   
Ptilotus obovatus Ptilotus obovatus
Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
Location: 10K E of Border Village, Eyre Highway, South Australia Location: 10K E of Border Village, Eyre Highway, South Australia
GPS coordinates:31˚39.5690S, 12907.8310E GPS coordinates:31˚39.5690S, 12907.8310E
Date of photo:20 October 2018 Date of photo:20 October 2018
Field No.:7553 Field No.:7553
   
   

References (accessed 3 January 2019):

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Ptilotus~obovatus

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2747

 

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Ptilotus obovatus