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Family Rubiaceae

Pomax umbellata Pomax

A very common but most inconspicuous plant, up to about 20cm at most. Its hairy leaves are opposite. The inflorescence is an umbrella-like arrangement with small brown flowers placed in a circle on slender stalks.

Habitat: On sandy soils, in open forest

Flowering: Spring

Distribution: Widespread in Sydney from coast to mountains. In all states except Tasmania.

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