Calytrix drummondii facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCalytrix drummondii
The shrub typically grows to a height of 0.5 to 1 metre (2 to 3 ft). It blooms between November and January producing yellow star shaped flowers. The leaves are small, linear to oblong and taper to a fine point. The large flowers are 15 to 20 millimetres (0.6 to 0.8 in) in diameter and have several awns or fine hairs which extend from the calyx lobes beyond the petals.
It is named for James Drummond who was a noted naturalist and botanical collector in Western Australia.
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