Plants of South Eastern New South Wales

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Grevillea phylicoides

Common name

Grey spider flower



Where found

Woodland and heath. Coast, ranges, and eastern edge of the tablelands, north from the Jervis Bay area.


Shrub to 2 m high. Branchlets hairy. Leaves alternating up the stems, mostly 1–2.5 cm long, 1.5–4 mm wide, margins entire and curved down; upper surface granular, lower surface exposed, hairy. Flowers with 4 'petals' joined together in pairs, 'petals' white to pink, hairy outside, inner surface more or less white woolly. Gynoecium 10–13 mm long; style white or pink to red, hairy. Flowers clustered. Flowers July–March.

In the absence of specific information, seeds of all species of Grevillea have been keyed as having one wing.

PlantNET description:  (accessed 19 January, 2021)