Slender Stackhousia

Stackhousia viminea

''Stackhousia viminea'' the ''Slender Stackhousia'' is a common small Australian plant. It grows to 70 cm tall. The habitat is heathland, pastures, eucalyptus woodland and forest, usually in moist areas. It features attractive yellowish/red flowers. The specific epithet ''viminea'' refers to the slender stems. The genus is named after the botanist and artist, John Stackhouse

First collected at Sydney by John White. And described a few years later by the prolific English botanist James Smith.