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Very silver - what is it?
« on: July 01, 2021, 11:59:06 AM »
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Re: Very silver - what is it?
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2021, 12:48:47 PM »
A Helichrysum?  Looks too tall to be H. 'County Park Silver'
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Re: Very silver - what is it?
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2021, 01:19:23 PM »
Calocephalus/Leucophyta brownii?
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Re: Very silver - what is it?
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2021, 01:59:06 PM »
Thanks Arisaema, that rings a bell.
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Re: Very silver - what is it?
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2021, 02:33:58 PM »
Calocephalus/Leucophyta brownii?
Yes, it's one of "ours"  :D
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Re: Very silver - what is it?
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2021, 04:59:54 PM »
Cheers Fermi, JohnnyD
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Re: Very silver - what is it?
« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2021, 05:22:05 PM »
Only mentioned once before  in the  Forum - https://www.srgc.org.uk/forum/index.php?topic=17776.msg411600#msg411600 from Stan da Prato...

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class 78 two Australasian plants s - Calocephalus (Leucophyta) brownii; Raoulia australis
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