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Scientific Name

Gonocarpus teucrioides
Category:
Backyard Habitat Native Plant, Native Plants

This flowering herb or small shrub grows to 40cm high.

Its leaves and stems have a rough or hairy surface, and it produces small green to red flowers.

It prefers moist, well-drained soils in semi-shade.

It produces small spike like flowers in Spring to Summer.

The fruits and flowers attract insects and bees.