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Family Dilleniaceae

Hibbertia obtusifolia

An understorey shrub that is very common in open forest. The branches are covered in short hairs. This is the main diagnostic feature between this species and Hibbertia linearis, which is a hairless shrub.

Flowering: most profusely in late winter and spring, but some flowers can be found in all seasons.

Habitat: Scrubland and open forest, on sandy soils.

Distribution: In Sydney widespread from coast to mountains; throughout NSW except in the far west; also in Queensland and Victoria.

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