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Family Proteaceae

Grevillea buxifolia ssp. buxifolia - grey spider flower

Diagnosis: An erect shrub with tiny leaves which are crowded along the branches. Leaves and branches are covered in dense brown hair. The flower heads are terminal and pinkish-grey in colour. They are covered with dense white hair. The styles are curved, and recurved at the tip.

Flowering: September - November

Habitat: Open forest and heath, on sandy soils

Distribution: Widespread and common in Sydney from the coast to the mountains, extending to the NSW south coast.

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