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Other ShrubHakea laevipes subsp. laevipes

Bournda, NSW

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Hakea laevipes subsp. laevipes at Bournda, NSW - 7 Dec 2016
Hakea laevipes subsp. laevipes at Bournda, NSW - 7 Dec 2016
Hakea laevipes subsp. laevipes at Bournda, NSW - 7 Dec 2016
Hakea laevipes subsp. laevipes at Bournda, NSW - 7 Dec 2016
Hakea laevipes subsp. laevipes at Bournda, NSW - 7 Dec 2016
Hakea laevipes subsp. laevipes at Bournda, NSW - 7 Dec 2016
Hakea laevipes subsp. laevipes at Bournda, NSW - 7 Dec 2016
Hakea laevipes subsp. laevipes at Bournda, NSW - 7 Dec 2016
Hakea laevipes subsp. laevipes at Bournda, NSW - 7 Dec 2016

Identification history

Other Shrub Hakea laevipes subsp. laevipes 6 Nov 2016 BettyDonWoodUltra Reporter - BettyDonWood has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - BettyDonWood joined us in 2014!
Other Shrub Hakea laevipes subsp. laevipes 6 Nov 2016 SteveBurrowsSignificant Sighting - SteveBurrows has made a recognised, significant sighting!Ultra Reporter - SteveBurrows has reported over 500 sightings!
Unidentified 4 Nov 2016 SteveBurrowsSignificant Sighting - SteveBurrows has made a recognised, significant sighting!Ultra Reporter - SteveBurrows has reported over 500 sightings!

Author's notes

Leaf is 86mm long and 12mm wide

7 comments

   5 Nov 2016
Tricky one. Could be Hakea dactyloides or laevipes, with the only real difference between them being that dactyloides is killed by fire and laevipes resprouts. So if the plant is multi-stemmed and looks like it could have resprouted it's definitely laevipes, but if there has been no recent fire, then it's pretty much impossible to tell them apart (or at least I haven't found a reliable way yet).
   5 Nov 2016
No signs of recent fire, I don't think there has been a fire in the area that this plant is growing for quite some time.
   5 Nov 2016
Could this one be Hakea sp.
   6 Nov 2016
Or you could investigate a bit further in the vicinity and see if you can work out if plants are single or multi-stemmed and get back to me. Hakea sp is a bit of a cop-out.
   6 Nov 2016
Fair enough I know there is at least one other plant nearby will check next time I am there.
   6 Nov 2016
I have added another photograph of the base of a plant, based on that image I would imagine it is H. laevipes
   7 Nov 2016
I'm persuaded.

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Melaleuca squarrosa at Bournda, NSW - 12 Oct 2016
Caleana major at Bournda, NSW - 2 Oct 2016
Melobasis propinqua at Bournda, NSW - 11 Sep 2016
Glossodia major at Bournda, NSW - 6 Sep 2016
Banksia serrata at Bournda, NSW - 29 Aug 2016
Hibbertia virgata subsp. virgata at Bournda, NSW - 29 Aug 2016
Tetratheca thymifolia at Bournda, NSW - 25 Aug 2016
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) hiltacum at Bournda, NSW - 15 Aug 2016
Bossiaea ensata at Bournda, NSW - 14 Aug 2016
Mitrasacme polymorpha at Bournda, NSW - 16 Dec 2015
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  • Local Native

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
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