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Indigenous Plants Indigenous Plant Use Identification & Control
of Common Weeds
|Botanical Name:||Acrotriche serrulata|
|Common Name:||Honey Pots|
|Sold As:||Tube ($2.00)|
|Ground Cover (up to 30 cm), Low Growing Shrub (30 cm to 1 m), Medium Shrub (1 to 2 m), Bird Attracting, Indigenous Plant Use|
|Indigenous Plant Use:||Suck nectar from flowers, honey flavoured.CAUTION: Many plants are poisonous if not collected and prepared properly|
|Partial Shade, Shade
Sandy, Clay, Well Drained
|30-60 cm high|
|Foliage:||Leaves hairy and linear 3-11mm long x 0.5-2mm wide|
|Flowers:||Translucent tubular greenish white on spikes, flowers filled with nectar, clustered on old wood from June to November. Small round white fruit.|
|Dense, mounding shrub. Flowers edible. Grow under established trees. Well drained clay loams and skeletal soils, tolerating dry periods in open forests. Tolerates light frosts. Nectar attracts the birds.|