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Hakea sericea at Shoal Bay, NSW - 13 Dec 2021
Hakea sericea at Shoal Bay, NSW - 13 Dec 2021
Hakea sericea at Shoal Bay, NSW - 13 Dec 2021
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Identification history

Hakea sericea 4 Jan 2022 Tapirlord
Hakea sericea 13 Dec 2021 Tapirlord
Hakea sp. 13 Dec 2021 LyndalT

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User's notes

Plants looks like H decurrens but the fruit it more mottled than we are used to seeing

2 comments

Tapirlord wrote:
   13 Dec 2021
I don't think H.decurrens occurs this far north, Hakea sericea is very similar but the juvenile leaves lack red stems, the pod are also bigger.
LyndalT wrote:
   14 Dec 2021
Sounds good, that would have been our other suggestion. However our H. sericea ( in garden) don't have such mottled fruit

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Non-local Native
  • Minor Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 13 Dec 2021 02:27 PM Recorded on
  • LyndalT Recorded by

Additional information

  • 1 metre to 5 metres Plant height

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