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Euphrasia collina R.Br.
Eyebright
There are several subspecies with a range of flower colours. Five are shown here.

Euphrasia collina subsp. diversicolor  


Euphrasia collina subsp.glacialis

Euphrasia collina subsp. diemenica

Euphrasia collina subsp. tetragona

Euphrasia collina subsp. paludosa



Euphrasia collina subsp. diversicolor  W.R.Barker
 

Euphrasia collina
subsp. diversicolor

Euphrasia collina subsp. diversicolor
 
Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
Location:Mt Kosciuscko,Thredbo,  New South Wales Location:Mt Kosciuscko,Thredbo,  New South Wales
GPS coordinates:3628.726S, 14816.628E GPS coordinates:3628.726S, 14816.628E
Date of photo:17 February 2014 Date of photo:17 February 2014
Field No.:2438 Field No.:2438
     
  Euphrasia collina subsp. diversicolor Euphrasia collina subsp. diversicolor
 
  Description:Plants in habitat Description:Flowers and buds
  Location:Mt Kosciuscko, Thredbo,  New South Wales Location:Mt Kosciuscko, Thredbo,  New South Wales
  GPS coordinates:3628.726S, 14816.628E GPS coordinates:3628.726S, 14816.628E
  Date of photo:31 December 2008 Date of photo:2 January 2009
  Field No.:U265 Field No.:375

Euphrasia collina subsp. glacialis (Wettst.) W.R.Barker
A beautiful white flowered form.
  Euphrasia collina subsp. glacialis Euphrasia collina subsp. glacialis
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Blue Lake, Mt Kosciuscko, New South Wales Location:Blue Lake, Mt Kosciuscko, New South Wales
  GPS coordinates:3624.4670S, 14818.5580E GPS coordinates:3624.4670S, 14818.5580E
  Date of photo:1 January 2009 Date of photo:1 January 2009
  Field No.:U266 Field No.:U266
     

Euphrasia collina subsp. diemenica (Spreng.) W.R.Barker
Tasmanian Eyebright
 
  Euphrasia collina subsp. diemenica Euphrasia collina subsp. diemenica
 
Description:Flower Description:Flower
Location:Mt Wellington, Tasmania Location:Mt Wellington, Tasmania
GPS coordinates:4253.9040S, 14713.9550E GPS coordinates:4253.9040S, 14713.9550E
Date of photo:6 January 2010 Date of photo:6t January 2010
Field No.:U267 Field No.:U267
 

Euphrasia collina subsp. tetragona (R.Br.) W.R.Barker
Growing on Kangaroo Island, South Australia.
  Euphrasia collina subsp. tetragona Euphrasia collina subsp. tetragona
 
Description:Flower Description:Plant in habitat
Location:Pennington Bay Rd, Kangaroo Island, South Australia Location:Pennington Bay Rd, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
GPS coordinates:3550.955S, 13745.044E GPS coordinates:3550.955S, 13745.044E
Date of photo:10 November 2014 Date of photo:10 November 2014
Field No.:2886 Field No.:2886
     
  Euphrasia collina subsp. tetragona Euphrasia collina subsp. tetragona
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location:Pennington Bay Rd, Kangaroo Island, South Australia Location:Pennington Bay Rd, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:3550.955S, 13745.044E GPS coordinates:3550.955S, 13745.044E
Date of photo:10 November 2014 Date of photo:10 November 2014
  Field No.:2886 Field No.:2886
     

Euphrasia collina subsp. paludosa (R.Br.) W.R.Barker
Growing in forest near Falls Creek, Victoria.
     
     
  Euphrasia collina subsp. paludosa Euphrasia collina subsp. paludosa
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location:Trapyard Creek. Falls Creek to Omeo. Victoria Location:Trapyard Creek. Falls Creek to Omeo. Victoria
  GPS coordinates: 36˚57.052S 147˚22.288E GPS coordinates: 36˚57.052S 147˚22.288E
  Date of photo:4 January 2017 Date of photo:4 January 2017
  Field No.:5902 Field No.:5902
     
  Euphrasia collina subsp. paludosa Euphrasia collina subsp. paludosa
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location:Trapyard Creek. Falls Creek to Omeo. Victoria Location:Trapyard Creek. Falls Creek to Omeo. Victoria
  GPS coordinates: 36˚57.052S 147˚22.288E GPS coordinates: 36˚57.052S 147˚22.288E
  Date of photo:4 January 2017 Date of photo:4 January 2017
  Field No.:5902 Field No.:5902
     
     
     
     

 

References (accessed 13 November 2017):

Barker, W.R., (1982) Taxonomic studies in Euphrasia L. (Scrophulariaceae). A revised infrageneric classification, and a revision of the genus in Australia. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 5: 1-304

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=in&name=Euphrasia~collina~subsp.+diversicolor

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=in&name=Euphrasia~collina~subsp.+glacialis

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/cgi-bin/speciesfacts_display.cgi?genus=Euphrasia&species=collina&iname=tetragona

Kirkpatrick J,(1997) Alpine Tasmania, Oxford University Press

Holliday I et al (2003), Kangaroo Island's Native Plants, Finsbury Printing

 

 

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