scale bar = 1cm.
Grey Germander- a native (Teucrium racemosum)
Family: Lamiaceae (Mint family).
Native of Australia.
Occurrence: A grassland plant.
- it is a small plant, to about 20-30 cm high
- the leaves are narrow and in opposite pairs
- the flower stalks grow from the leaf bases at right angles to the stem, and curve upwards to the flowers
- the flowers are white with upper and lower lobes, which are again divided.
A perennial. It spreads by underground runners. It makes an interesting garden plant.
Photos 1: Grey Germander. Garden specimen. 2: Colony beside the Baringhup-Carisbrook Road.
3: Grey Germander. Pannoo.