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Patersonia fragilis (Labill.) Asch. & Graebn.

Tufted tussocky perennial herb spreading from underground stems it has a deep purple flower the appears from September to January

How to identify Patersonia fragilis?

What habitats does Patersonia fragilis live in?

Common on sandy or gravelly soils near coasts, frequent in wet parts of coastal heaths.

What is the distribution of Patersonia fragilis?

Native to southeastern Australia from QLD to SA including Tasmania

How big does Patersonia fragilis grow?

Grows to around 30 to 50cm high

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