Plants of the Castlemaine District

Elphinstone Grevillea - native (Grevillea obtecta)



Family: Proteaceae (Protea family).


Restricted locally to south of Castlemaine, from Taradale to south of Vaughan, and as far south as Lauriston.


VROTS: rare. Nominated under the Fauna and Flora Guarantee Act.

It is remarkable in the leaf variation - in size and degree of indentation, even in the one plant.

Although called the Elphinstone Grevillea, its stronghold is further south.

Photos. Elphinstone Grevillea. 1, 2: Green Gully Road, south of Glenluce. 3: It is a prostrate plant. Fryers Ridge.

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