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Pomax - native (*Pomax umbellata)

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Family: Polygonaceae (Persicaria, Dock family).


Occurrence: Rare. A record by Ian Higgins from near the Crocodile Reservoir, Fryerstwown. 1993. Most Victorian records are for East Gippsland.


  • it is an erect herb
  • it flower stalks rise from a central point (rather like the upturned ribs of an umbrella).
  • Name: umbellata: an umbel is the flower arrangement where the flower stalks rise from a central point.

    Image: Herbarium specimen.