Acorn Banksia

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Acorn Banksia (Banksia prionotes) is flowering nicely in Bold Park at present, and can also be seen in many native gardens and patches of remnant bushland around Perth. Its flowering season is Feb-Aug.

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The buds (above) have a pleasing structure which looks like it would delight a mathematician. The large flower heads are very popular with birds, like this White-cheeked Honeyeater.

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