Is it a native?

Sticky Boronia - native (Boronia anemonifolia subsp. anemonifolia)

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Family: Rutaceae.

Native of Australia.

Occurrence: Recorded for only two localities near Castlemaine - at Irishtown and in Muckleford Forest, south of the Red White and Blue Mine.


It is not known whether or not these local plants are pioneer populations, or relics of a once more extensive population.

Name. Boronia: after Francesco Borone, an Italian botanist d 1794 aged 25; anemonifolia: Anemone-leaved.

Photos 1: Boronia, Irishtown. 2, 3: Kaweka, where planted. 4: Habitat. Irishtown.