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Stiff Bottlebrush
Myrtaceae
Callistemon rigidus


Patrick7756
Patrick7756
Flower Petal # 7+
Main Color    
Color 2    
Type Categories Useful Parts

Shrub

Myrtaceae Family

Callistemon Genus

Location

Found in Pensacola Florida area. It looks like the stump is a small very barky tree and is approximatley 6 feet tall and five feet wide.

Physical Description
Grows on a tree looking trunk. The last 5 inches of the branch creates a collection of small red balls and eventually opens up to many 'strands' of red and pink fibers with a yellow dot on the end of each strand. the touch is soft and it looks like a bottle brush.


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Myrtaceae
Myrtales
Myrtales
Order of Myrtles
Malvidae
Mallow Class
Eurosids
Real Rose Class
Rosids
Rosids
Rose-Like Class
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus




5 inches long appx. Looks like a bottle washer. Pink and red.


  Identifier Research
5 inches long appx. Looks like a bottle washer. Pink and red.
acostello1975
July 29, 2010
Myrtaceae
Callistemon rigidus
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Tree Shrub

Full Sun

Height 10-12 ft

Drought tolerant

Attracts Bees hummingbirds butterflies

Stiff Bottlebrush
gardengeek
May 02, 2010
Myrtaceae
Callistemon rigidus
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Great for butterflies and hummingbirds. Stems and leaves grow from the tips of the flower.

Comment: Stiff Bottlebrush , Callistemon rigidus

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gardengeek
gardengeek
May 02, 2010
Looks like a Stiff Bottlebrush, Callistemon rigidus
Family: Myrtaceae

Look for Stiff Bottlebrush on:
Google: Stiff Bottlebrush Wikipedia: Stiff Bottlebrush YouTube: Stiff Bottlebrush
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