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Giant milkweed is a spreading shrub or small tree. Milky sap oozes from any part of the plant which is cut or broken. This sap is toxic to humans and animals.Stems are smooth and pale greyish green. Mature stems have a characteristic beige corrugated bark, cork-like in appearance and texture.
Slender, evergreen tree 4-8m high with drooping branches and dull green, leathery, distinctly curved leaves. Bright yellow, spherical flowerheads in large sprays from August to September. Brown, almost straight pods.
A large evergreen tree 5-10m high with bright green feathery leaves origination from Australia. Bright yellow round flower heads in large, showy, fragrant sprays appear in July to August and produce dark brown seed pods.
Evergreen shrub or small tree up to 10m high with hairy branchlets. Bronze turning light green leaves that are hairy below and have conspicuous veins. White flowers in groups of 1-3 from October to December. Green turning yellow fruits with white, yellow or pink flesh and a musky odour
A deciduous, spreading tree 15-20m tall. The trunk and branches have three-branched spines. Bright green bi-pinnate leaves consist of small paired lance-shaped and minutely toothed. Small, yellowish-green flowers appear from October to November. The seed capsules are flat and twisted brown pods.