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Grevillea glauca Banks & Sol. ex Knight
Bushman's Clothes Pegs
A small tree from northern Australia.
The pods are reputed to have been used as clothes pegs. One of the plants collected at Cooktown by Banks and Solander in 1770.


Grevillea glauca Grevillea  glauca
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location:Silver Valley Rd, Irvinebank, North Queensland Location:Stannary Hills Rd, Irvinebank, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚25.9006S,145˚18.8514E GPS coordinates:17˚21.002S,145˚12.841E
  Date of photo:31st May 2015 Date of photo:11th May 2014
  Field No.:3156 Field No.:2495
     
  Grevillea  glauca Grevillea  glauca
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Trees
  Location:Stannary Hills Rd, Irvinebank, North Queensland Location:Stannary Hills Rd, Irvinebank, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚21.002S,145˚12.841E GPS coordinates:17˚21.002S,145˚12.841E
  Date of photo:11th May 2014 Date of photo:11th May 2014
  Field No.:2495 Field No.:2495
     
  Grevillea  glauca Grevillea glauca
 
Description:Tree with pods Description:Tree
  Location:Stannary Hills Rd, Irvinebank, North Queensland Location:Silver Valley Rd, Irvinebank, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚21.002S,145˚12.841E GPS coordinates:17˚25.9006S,145˚18.8514E
  Date of photo:11th May 2014 Date of photo:31st May 2015
  Field No.:2495 Field No.:3156
     
  Grevillea glauca Grevillea glauca
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location: Lake Tinaroo, North Queensland Location:Stannary Hills Rd, Irvinebank, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:17˚21.002S,145˚12.841E
  Date of photo:16th August 2009 Date of photo:11th May 2014
  Field No.:U323 Field No.:2495
     
  Grevillea glauca Grevillea glauca
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Pods (Clothes Pegs)
  Location:Irvinebank, North Queensland Location:Heathlands, Cape York Peninsula, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:17˚06.170S,142˚20.369E
  Date of photo:25th May 2008 Date of photo:13th July 2008
  Field No.:U324 Field No.:U335
     

References (accessed 11th June 2015):

Williams, K.A.W., (1980) Native Plants of Queensland. 1:136

Beasley J (2009), Plants of Cape York, John Beasley

http://sgaptownsville.org.au/Grevillea-glauca.html

Makinson, R.O. in Wilson, A.J.G., (ed.) (2000) Flora of Australia. 17A:378

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Grevillea glauca