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Scleranthus biflorus (J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.) Hook.f.
Twin Flowered Knawel

A mat plant from the Snowy Mountains and alpine Tasmania.The paired flowers are tiny.


  Scleranthus biflorus Scleranthus biflorus
 
  Description:Flowers and pods Description:Plant on riverbank
  Location: Shannon River, Miena, Tasmania Location: Shannon River, Miena, Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:41˚59.083S 146˚43.924E GPS coordinates:41˚59.083S 146˚43.924E
  Date of photo:4 January 2016 Date of photo:4 January 2016
  Field No.:3721 Field No.:3721
     
  Scleranthus biflorus Scleranthus biflorus
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Flowers and pods
  Location: Victoria Falls, Tasmania Location: Victoria Falls, Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:42˚19.387S 146˚42.785E GPS coordinates:42˚19.387S 146˚42.785E
  Date of photo:4 January 2016 Date of photo:4 January 2016
  Field No.:3776 Field No.:3776
     
  Scleranthus biflorus Scleranthus biflorus
 
  Description:Flowers and pods Description:Flowers and pods
  Location:Dargo High Plains, Victoria Location:Summit, Mt Hotham, Victoria
  GPS coordinates:37˚06.176S  147˚09.561E GPS coordinates:36˚58.522S  147˚07.717E
  Date of photo:9 February 2014 Date of photo:9 February 2014
  Field No.:2385 Field No.: 2379
  Scleranthus biflorus Scleranthus biflorus
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Dargo High Plains, Victoria Location:Summit, Mt Hotham, Victoria
  GPS coordinates:37˚06.176S  147˚09.561E GPS coordinates:36˚58.522S  147˚07.717E
  Date of photo:9 February 2014 Date of photo:9 February 2014
  Field No.:2385 Field No.: 2379
 

Reference (accessed 6 August 2017):

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

http://www.utas.edu.au/dicotkey/dicotkey/CARYOPH/sScleranthus_biflorus.htm

 

 

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Scleranthus biflorus