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Polycarpaea spirostylis F. Muell.
Copper Plant
These plants were found growing near Silver Valley and Mt Garnet. It is supposed to signify the presence of copper and some of these plants were at an old mine site.

  Polycarpaea spirostylis Polycarpaea spirostylis
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Plants
  Location:Silver Valley, North Queensland Location:Silver Valley, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚27.229S, 145˚17.127E GPS coordinates: 17˚27.229S, 145˚17.127E
Date of photo:11 April 2010 Date of photo:11 April 2010
  Field No.:598A Field No.:598A
     
  Polycarpaea spirostylis Polycarpaea spirostylis
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Plants
  Location: Silver Valley, North Queensland Location: Silver Valley, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚27.229S, 145˚17.127E GPS coordinates: 17˚27.229S, 145˚17.127E
  Date of photo:11 April 2010 Date of photo:11 April 2010
  Field No.:598A Field No.:598A
     
  Polycarpaea spirostylis Polycarpaea spirostylis
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Plant in habitat
  Location: Lappa Junction to Mt Garnet, North Queensland Location: Lappa Junction to Mt Garnet, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚22.798S, 144˚53.654E GPS coordinates: 17˚22.798S, 144˚53.654E
  Date of photo:22 March 2014 Date of photo:22 March 2014
  Field No.:2447 Field No.:2447
     
  Polycarpaea spirostylis Polycarpaea spirostylis
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Leaves
  Location:Burke Development Rd, Georgetown, North Queensland Location:Burke Development Rd, Georgetown, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 3171 GPS coordinates: 3171
  Date of photo:27 April 2018 Date of photo:27 April 2018
  Field No.:6543 Field No.:6543
     
     

 

 

References (accessed 19 May 2018)

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2904

Pedley, L., (1977) Polycarpaea (Caryophyllaceae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 1(1): 49-62


 

 

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Polycarpaea spirostylis