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Monotoca scoparia (Sm.) R.Br.
Prickly Broom Heath
This plant is common around Herberton in North Queensland. The flowers are tiny (2-3mm).


Monotoca scoparia Monotoca scoparia
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flowers
  Location: Mt Baldy to Herberton, North Queensland Location: Mt Baldy to Herberton, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:17˚17.722S  145˚21.139E  GPS coordinates:17˚17.722S  145˚21.139E
  Date of photo:4 May 2014 Date of photo:4 May 2014
  Field No.: 2492 Field No.: 2492
     
Monotoca scoparia Monotoca scoparia
 
Description:Buds and leaves Description:Plant
  Location: Mt Baldy to Herberton, North Queensland Location: Mt Baldy to Herberton, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:17˚17.722S  145˚21.139E  GPS coordinates:17˚17.722S  145˚21.139E
  Date of photo:4 May 2014 Date of photo:4 May 2014
  Field No.: 2492 Field No.: 2492
     
  Monotoca scoparia Monotoca scoparia
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Plant in habitat
  Location: Mt Baldy to Herberton, North Queensland Location: Mt Baldy to Herberton, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:17˚17.722S  145˚21.139E  GPS coordinates:17˚17.722S  145˚21.139E
  Date of photo:4 May 2014 Date of photo:4 May 2014
  Field No.: 2492 Field No.: 2492
     


References: (accessed 21 October 2016):

Williams, K.A.W., (1987) Native Plants of Queensland. 3:214
 

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

Prickly broom heath Monotoca scoparia, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland.

 

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