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Banksia integrifolia (coast banksia)

Coast banksia is an open tree or large shrub with smooth-edged leaves when mature, and heads of pale yellow flowers. In some forms, the leaf edges are wavy.
Leaves and inflorescences of coast banksia

Banksia integrifolia

Species information

Scientific name: 

Banksia integrifolia L.f.

Common name: 

coast banksia

Conservation status: 

Not threatened.

Habitat: 

From coastal hills and scrub, to the fringes of rainforest and cloud forest in montane areas.

Key Uses: 

Ornamental, habitat restoration.

Known hazards: 

None known.

Taxonomy

Subclass: 
Superorder: 
Proteanae
Order: 
Proteales
Family: 
Proteaceae
Genus: Banksia

About this species

Coast banksia is an attractive shrub or tree with upright, cylindrical heads of pale yellow flowers, suitable for coastal planting in frost-free, temperate areas. Flowering occurs from April to September, and sporadically at other times. Several distinct subspecies are recognized.

Genus: 
Banksia

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