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Frankenia serpyllifolia Lindl.
Bristly Sea-heath
This plant is widespread in Central Australia. Some states recognise other species which are similar to Frankenia serpyllifolia as this species. Only Frankenia serpyllifolia is presented here.

  Frankenia serpyllifolia Frankenia serpyllifolia
Description:Flower Description:Flowers
  Location:15K N of Birdsville, Western Queensland Location:15K N of Birdsville, Western Queensland
  GPS coordinates:25˚44.9260S, 13919.7930E   GPS coordinates:25˚44.9260S, 13919.7930E 
  Date:5 August 2012 Date:5 August 2012
  Field No.:1118 Field No.:1118
     
  Frankenia serpyllifolia Frankenia serpyllifolia
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Betoota, Western Queensland Location:Betoota, Western Queensland
   GPS coordinates:N/A  GPS coordinates:N/A
  Date:17 June 2007 Date:17 June 2007
  Field No.:U1008 Field No.:U1008
     
  Frankenia serpyllifolia Frankenia serpyllifolia
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Diamantina National Park, Western Queensland Location:Diamantina National Park, Western Queensland
   GPS coordinates:N/A  GPS coordinates:N/A
  Date:15 June 2007 Date:15 June 2007
  Field No.:U1009 Field No.:U1009
     


References (accessed 24 March 2018):

Williams, K.A.W. (1999), Native Plants of Queensland 4: 198

Barnsley, B. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1982), Frankeniaceae. Flora of Australia 8: 140

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/cgi-bin/speciesfacts_display.cgi?genus=Frankenia&species=serpyllifolia

http://saseedbank.com.au/species_information.php?rid=1959







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Frankenia serpyllifolia