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Common Name: Currant Bush
Scaevola spinescens is a Shrub up to 1.50 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Australia - all mainland states.
Drier forests and hills, in sandy loams[
]. Grows on hillsides and on stony plains in the drier regions of Australia[
We do not have much information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain. If it can succeed outdoors in this country, then it will require a sunny position in a very well-drained soil, preferably in a bit of a rain shadow to reduce the moisture the plant receives[
A very variable species[
Leaves - cooked[