Plants of the Castlemaine District
Slender Rice-flower - native (Pimelea linifolia)
Occurrence: Common and widespread.
- it a small shrub
- it has clusters of white tube-flowers
- the lobes on the petals are about the size and colour of rice grains
- the stalks below the flowers are smooth, shiny, and hairless.
Name: linifolia: with narrow leaves.
Photos 1, 2: Slender Rice-flower. Eureka.
4: Mt Tarrengower. 5: The Monk.