New hope for rare Westringia
The Snowy River Westringia (Westringia cremnophila), last seen in the wild in 2002, has been found again. They only occur on sheer cliffs along a short stretch of the Snowy River requiring white-water rafts to access. The relatively high number of plants found on this expedition (only four were seen in 2002) was a good sign for the survival of the species, but cuttings were also taken for propagation at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. Source: Living on the Edge! - Rare plant continues to hang on (December 2011)
More information about Westringia coming to this page in the future.
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