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Hakea sericea

Hakea sericea, commonly known as Needlebush or Silky Hakea, is a large species of shrub native to Australia. It is native to New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania but is found outside these states.[1] It grows up to 3 metres (10 ft) as a spreading and bushy shrub, flowering from winter to early spring.[2]

H. sericea is an invasive weed in some areas outside Australia, specifically in South Africa, New Zealand and Portugal.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Hakea sericea". Australian National Botanic Gardens. 1974. Retrieved 2008-08-08. 
  2. ^ "Hakea sericea Schrad. & J.C.Wendl.". New South Wales flora online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 2008-08-08. 


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