Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea rivularis (Carrington Falls Grevillea)


Grevillea rivularis photo
Grevillea rivularis, photographed at the San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum

Photograph by Eric Hunt. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea rivularis in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Carrington Falls Grevillea

Description
The Carrington Falls Grevillea is a dense spreading shrub. It produces pale pink to purple pink toothbrush flowers at the end of branches in late winter and spring. The leaves are light green, about 6cm long and divided into several sharp-pointed segments.

Height
1.5m - 2.5m

Spread
2.5m - 3m

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters. birds may nest in the prickly foliage

Distribution
Southern Highlands of New South Wales

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Grevillea
Species:rivularis
Common Name:Carrington Falls Grevillea


Relatives in same Genus
  Grevillea agrifolia
  Grevillea alpina
  Grevillea angulata
  Grevillea arenaria
  Grevillea armigera
  Grevillea asparagoides
  Grevillea asplenifolia
  Grevillea astericosa
  Grevillea baileyana
  Grevillea banksii prostrate
  Grevillea baueri
  Grevillea bipinnatifida
  Grevillea bronwenae
  Grevillea candelabroides
  Grevillea coccinea
  Grevillea concinna
  Grevillea corrugata
  Grevillea crithmifolia
  Grevillea decurrens
  Grevillea didymobotrya
  Grevillea dielsiana
  see A-Z list for more ...