Australia: Snowy River Westringia Rediscovered


Until very recently, the Snowy River Westringia was thought to be close to extinction. However, it still literally clung to survival on the steep banks of the Snowy River in Victoria’s east.

Cuttings have been taken to Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens for propagation and cultivation there.

Read more at:
http://www.smh.com.au/victoria/daring-government-expedition-runs-rare-plant-to-ground-after-years-of-living-on-the-edge-20111223-1p8oy.html
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/rare-plants-found-on-cliff-walls-of-snowy-river/story-e6frf7jx-1226231756607