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Coast Bonefruit

Scientific Name: Threlkeldia diffusa

Description: Coast Bonefruit is a spreading, succulent, perennial herb, forming mats around the base of shrubs. The fruits are succulent, hard and often reddish. This mat-forming plant is an important undershrub around the Bluff. The tiny, hidden fruits occur throughout most of the year.

Plant form: Ground covers
Where to find:
Across the entire Bluff
Narrow, nearly cylindrical grey-green leaves to 15mm long
The tiny tubular flowers appear singly in the axils of the leaves
May – November