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Kennedia prostrata


A bright red flower in amongst the sand dunes on the bend of the Onkaparinga river estuary, this part of the river is tidal, at this time of day water was flowing out to sea. This is a ground cover plant, sending out runners to spread.


sand dunes, river estuary

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lori.tas 10 years ago

I just posted a photo of the first K. nigrans I ever saw (which is what temped me into yet another folly in growing non-Tasmanian plants in our yard, although, admittedly, some mainland plants do manage to hang on) .

Aonach_Eagach 10 years ago

Kennedia nigrans, is a beautiful plant, very striking, you did well to get it to grow at all

lori.tas 10 years ago

Nice. I've never actually seen one. I had a Kennedia nigrans for awhile, but it didn't like the frosts.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Spotted on Jul 22, 2011
Submitted on Aug 2, 2011

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