Hairpin Banksia
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Hairpin Banksia

Banksia spinulosa

Hairpin Banksia
The Hairpin Banksia occurs along the eastern coast of Australia, from Victoria to northern Queensland, as well as the adjacent ranges.

As the images show, the flower's styles are like hairpins.

It flowers in autumn and winter, and besides the black styles shown in the image to the right, the hairpins also come in purple, red and yellow - see images below.

The photos were taken in the Lane Cove and Blue Mountains National Parks.


Hairpin Banksia
Hairpin Banksia
The Hairpin Banksia bush in flower is easily recognised.

Its new growth in spring is very distinctive.


Hairpin colours
Hairpin Banksia hairpins
purple hairpins

Hairpin Banksia
Hairpin Banksia hairpins
red hairpins

Hairpin Banksia
Hairpin Banksia hairpins
yellow hairpins

Hairpin Banksia

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