Spiny Mintbush

Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Prostanthera
Species: spinosa
Main Flower Colour: Purple


IN NSW Prostanthera spinosa is an aromatic, scrambling, prostrate shrub, to 0.5 metres high. It is erect and reaches up to 2 metres in Victoria and South Australia. The branches are glabrous or hairy with spines to 16 mm long that alternate in pairs at right angles. Leaves are 1.5-6 mm long, 1-4 mm wide slightly recurved and a light to dark green surface. ... source: Office of Environment and Heritage

Flowering start in September and ends in December.


The main flower colour is purple.


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Bio Regions

Kanmantoo (KAN)

Region Specifics

Kangaroo Island

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