Banksia quercifolia R.Br.

Oak-leaved Banksia


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Shrub

Size: To 8' tall and 6' wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Rounded form. Leaves to 6" long, elongated wedge shape, serrated edges. Flowers on cylindrical spikes to 4" long and 2" wide, grayish in bud and rusty brown when open. Often partially hidden by foliage.

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History: 

Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10(1): 210 in 1810.

Native to south Western Australia.

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