Plant of the month

Botanical Name: Austrostipa pubescens Common Name: Tall Speargrass Family: Poaceae Austrostipa: from Latin austro meaning southern and stipa from Greek word meaning fibre. pubescens: meaning softly hairy Habitat: Woodland, open forest, heath on sandy or rocky soils. Habit: Tall grass to 1m. …

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Plant of the month

Botanical Name: Hibbertia superans Common Name: Hills Guinea Flower Meaning: Hibbertia: after the Italian botanist George Hibbert (1757-1837). superans: Latin for ‘overtopping’ referring to the flowers and the new growth of the branches Conservation Status: Endangered in NSW under the Biodiversity Conservation …

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