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Exocarpos sparteus R.Br.
Broom Ballart
A small yellowish green tree which grows in southern Australia. Thw coastal plants often have thick branchlets and leaves.


   
Exocarpos sparteus Exocarpos sparteus
Description: Fruit Description: Early fruit
Location:Coonalpyn, South Australia Location:Vokes Corner, Anne Beadell Highway,South Australia
GPS Coordinates:3533.389S 13947.132E GPS Coordinates:2833.339S 13020.735E
Date of photo:16 January 2012 Date of photo:10 August 2012
Field No.:1013 Field No.:1185
   
Exocarpos sparteus Exocarpos sparteus
Description: Flower (2mm) Description: Fruit with curious ant
Location:Coonalpyn, South Australia Location:Coonalpyn, South Australia
GPS Coordinates:3533.389S 13947.132E GPS Coordinates:3533.389S 13947.132E
Date of photo:16 January 2012 Date of photo:16 January 2012
Field No.:1013 Field No.:1013
   
Exocarpos sparteus Exocarpos sparteus
Description: Tree Description: Tree
Location:Coonalpyn, South Australia Location:Vokes Corner, Anne Beadell Highway,South Australia
GPS Coordinates:3533.389S 13947.132E GPS Coordinates:2833.339S 13020.735E
Date of photo:16 January 2012 Date of photo:10 August 2012
Field No.:1013 Field No.:1185
   
Exocarpos sparteus Exocarpos sparteus
Description: Immature fruit Description: Immature fruit
Location:Flinders Highway, Streaky Bay, South Australia Location:Flinders Highway, Streaky Bay, South Australia
GPS Coordinates:3251.443S 13418.341E GPS Coordinates:3251.443S 13418.341E
Date of photo:17 November 2014 Date of photo:17 November 2014
Field No.:2943 Field No.:2943
   
Exocarpos sparteus Exocarpos sparteus
Description: Flower Description: Inflorescence
Location:9 Mile Beach, Esperance, Western Australia Location:9 Mile Beach, Esperance, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:33˚52.960S 121˚45.241E GPS coordinates:33˚52.960S 121˚45.241E
Date of photo:11 July 2014 Date of photo:11 July 2014
Field No.:2632 Field No.:2632
   
Exocarpos sparteus Exocarpos sparteus
Description: Plant showing thick branchlets Description: Plant in coastal habitat
Location:9 Mile Beach, Esperance, Western Australia Location:9 Mile Beach, Esperance, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:33˚52.960S 121˚45.241E GPS coordinates:33˚52.960S 121˚45.241E
Date of photo:11 July 2014 Date of photo:11 July 2014
Field No.:2632 Field No.:2632
   
Exocarpos sparteus Exocarpos sparteus
Description: Plant showing flowers Description: Flowers and leaves
Location:Prevelly Beach, Western Australia Location:Stirling Ranges, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:2609 GPS coordinates:2728
Date of photo:18 August 2016 Date of photo:22 August 2016
Field No.:5542 Field No.:4429
   
Exocarpos sparteus Exocarpos sparteus
Description: Plant in habitat Description: Tree  on roadside
Location:Bald Rock, Frenchman's Bay, Albany, Western Australia Location:Stirling Ranges, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:2710 GPS coordinates:2728
Date of photo:20 August 2016 Date of photo:22 August 2016
Field No.:5385 Field No.:4429
   
   
     

References (accessed 21 September 2016):

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

George, A.S. & Hewson, H.J. in George, A.S., (ed.) (1984) Santalaceae. Flora of Australia. 22:39

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/10765

 

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Exocarpos sparteus