Botany Photo of the Day Lechenaultia pulvinaris

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Lechenaultia pulvinaris, or cushion leschenaultia, is endemic to central Western Australia. The Wikipedia article for the genus explains why the common name contains a ā€œsā€, but the name of the genus does not: Lechenaultia. These ground-hugging shrubs occur in open patches of sandy ground. The rounded compact mats of cushion leschenaultia can grow up to [ā€¦]

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