Philotheca spicataCommon name: Pepper and Salt
Distribution: Occurs from Three Springs to Augusta.
Remarks: A perennial to 60 centimetres tall. The pink to mauve flowers are produced from June to October.
Associations: Castiarina picta has been seen feeding on the flowers.
References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.