March Blooms in Oatley Park

Grey Mangrove
Avicennia marina Curly Sedge Caustis flexuosa
Small tree of intertidal mudflats, surrounded by aerial roots in the mud. Leaves broad, leathery, opposite. Flowers orange, in terminal clusters. Fruit a compressed oval capsule which floats. Not every tree flowers at the same time. Common around salt water margins of the Park.   Sedge to 60cm tall with distinctive curly branchlets and dark brown leaf sheaths. Flowers born on upper branchlets with 3-4 pendulous stamens. Widespread on sandy soils.  
Scurvy Weed
Commelina cyanea a grass Oplismenus aemulus
Low weak herb similar to the introduced weed Wandering Jew. Leaves to 8cm long, ovate, sheathing the stems. Flowers with 3 blue petals. Sheltered lower slopes.   A week creeping grass. Leaves lance-shaped with wavy margins. Flower stems upright with flowers along stems. Shaded forest and moist areas.  
Common Silkpod
Parsonsia straminea Pomax Pomax umbellata
Robust climber on bushes and over ground. Leaves and stems with watery sap when broken. Leaves broad, opposite. Flowers yellowish and bearded, tubular and with exserted stamens borne in irregular clusters. Sheltered areas especially below cliff lines. .   Low plant with minute reddish flowers in umbels at the ends of branches. Widespread and common but often overlooked.  
Sharp Greenhood
Pterostylis acuminata
Ground orchid with stem to 24cm tall. Flower solitary, 25mm long, translucent green and distinguished by 2 long erect pointed lateral sepals. Mostly flowering in April-May, but flower spotted in early March on Headland Track.  

For More information on the Flora of Oatley Park and Sydney Region check out the publications below:

  • Native Plants of Oatley Park Compiled by Alan Fairley, copies available at Oatley Flora and Fauna monthly meetings.
  • Native Plants of the Sydney District an identification guide, by Alan Fairley & Philip Moore, available in book shops.

Oatley Park February Blooms

Lesser Flannel Flower
Actinotus minor Cough Bush
Cassinia laevis
Low sprawling shrub with many slender branches. Leaves grey-green with 3 lobed segments. Flower heads small (about 12mm across). Sheltered slopes and open woodland. Some flowers all year round.   Shrub to 3 m tall. Leaves narrow, to 50mm long and 1mm wide, with margins turned under. Flowers creamy-white in pyramidal clusters, to 10cm across. Occasional on drier plateau.  
Barbwire Grass
Cymbopogon refractus Saloop Einadia hastata         
Tufted perennial grass with stems to 1m tall bearing flower heads resembling barbed wire. Common along roadside around oval and elsewhere on drier plateau.   Low spreading plant with leaves opposite and broad, shaped like an arrow head. Flowers insignificant, in short clusters, followed by small red berries. Saline zone behind mangroves along Lime Kiln Bay.  
Autumn Epacris
Epacris pulchella Brown Stringybark
Eucalyptus capitellata
A small to medium shrub with pointed heart-shaped leaves. Flowers tubular, white and in clusters along the stem. Flowering mainly in autumn but often beginning early. Widespread.   Small to medium tree, with stringy bark. Adult leaves broad-lanceolate, thick and dark green. Buds in clusters of 7 or more; fruit compressed-spherical in tight clusters with enclosed valves. Flowers white, abundant. Uncommon in Park. One tree in oval parking area.  
Love Creeper
Glycine clandestina Love Creeper Glycine tabacina
Weak twining plant with leaves in three. Middle leaflet up to 80mm long and 5mm wide; all leaflets on stalk of the same length. Pea flowers mauve. Widespread and common. Flowering most of the year   Weak twining plant with leaves in three. Leaflets 20mm x 5mm (sometimes larger), ovate, centre leaflet on stalk longer than side leaflets. Pea flowers mauve. In shaded sites and roadsides.  

For More information on the Flora of Oatley Park and Sydney Region check out the publications below:

  • Native Plants of Oatley Park Compiled by Alan Fairley, copies available at Oatley Flora and Fauna monthly meetings.
  • Native Plants of the Sydney District an identification guide, by Alan Fairley & Philip Moore, available in book shops.

Oatley Park Flowers in January

Rough Hairy Wattle
Acacia hispidula Black She-oak             Allocasuarina littoralis
Small shrub with phyllodes to 2cm long, rough to touch. Flower balls light yellow, each borne on a single stalk. One stand on ridge above Lime Kiln Bay. Some flowers all year round. Erect tree with pine-like leaves and 6-8 leaf-teeth in a whorl around the stem joints. Male and female flowers different. Female inflorescences (pictured here) small, red and scattered along stems. Female flowers form distinctive cylindrical woody cones. Widespread and common.
Sydney Green Wattle
Acacia parramattensis Native Blackthorn Bursaria spinosa
Small tree with dark green feather-like foliage. Flowers pale yellow balls. Flowering December to early January. Roadsides around steamroller picnic area. Small to medium shrub with thorny branches. Leaves small, to 30mm long. Flowers small white 5-petalled and often abundant. Occurs near oval and along lower track from Douglas Haig Street.
Common Hop Bush
Dodonaea triquetra Flax Wattle Acacia linifolia
Shrub to 2m. Leaves lance-shaped to 10cm long, light green. Flowers insignificant, in terminal clusters, developing into 3-winged fruit capsules. Grows well after fire and is often the dominant plant in an area. Widespread. Open shrub to 4m tall with small narrow phyllodes. Flowers creamy balls borne along upper branchlets. Common in woodland. Some flowers from Dec to Sept.
Trailing Lobelia
Lobelia gracilis Bleeding Heart Omalanthus populifolius
Trailing plant to 30cm tall. Leaves toothed. Flowers blue-mauve with 3 spreading petals, the middle one broader than those on each side. Prefers open forest with grassy understorey. Not common. Small tree with large heart-shaped leaves, some of which turn red with age (hence the common name). Flowers small on terminal spikes about as long as the leaves. Fruit a capsule. Occasional tree near oval and around Lime Kiln Bay.
White Root
Pratia purpurascens Fringed Lily Thysanotus tuberosus
Small herb. Leaves elliptical, toothed and purplish on the underside. Flowers pale mauve to white. Solitary on long stalks. Sheltered places among grass. Much-branched erect plant with distinctive purple fringed three-petalled flowers. Common in some open woodland areas of plateau and slopes.
Trachymene
Trachymene incisa Large Grass Tree Xanthorrhoea arborea 
Erect herb to 60cm tall with dissected leaves. Flowers white in terminal umbels of 30+ tiny flowers. Known from only one site on sheltered slopes. Stout plant with blackened trunk to 1.5m tall topped by a skirt of long narrow leaves, 5 – 7mm wide. Flower spike about 1.5m long on top of scape about the same length. Flowers white. Scattered around Headland Track, but not all flowering at same time.

For More information on the Flora of Oatley Park and Sydney Region check out the publications below:

  • Native Plants of Oatley Park Compiled by Alan Fairley, copies available at Oatley Flora and Fauna monthly meetings.
  • Native Plants of the Sydney District an identification guide, by Alan Fairley & Philip Moore, available in book shops.

Oatley Park December Blooms

Old Man Banksia Banksia serrata Coffee Bush Breynia oblongifolia   
Small tree. Leaves leathery with saw-tooth margins. Flower spikes grey-green. Trees most commonly have only a few new flowers mixed with many old spikes. Widespread and common in Park.   Spreading shrub. Leaves in 2 rows, alternate, to 30cm long, paler below. Flowers very small, hanging on slender stalks to 10mm long. Orange/brown berry often on plant at same time as some flowers. Common on track from lower entrance gate to Jew Fish Bay
Bonnet Orchid Cryptostylis erecta Hyacinth Orchid Dipodium variegatum
Ground orchid with stem to 40cm tall bearing 2 to 10 flowers conspicuous because of their purple erect hood. A colony of more than 50 plants noted early December at the top (northern) end of Headland Track.     Leafless saprophytic orchid. Stems to 80 cm tall, greenish. Flowers 2 to 40, with light maroon blotches. Pedicel and ovary with maroon spots. Flowering mid Nov to early Dec. Scattered throughout Park.  
Port Jackson Fig Ficus rubiginosa Honey Flower Lambertia formosa
Small tree, often dwarfed on sheltered rocks. Leaves 10 x 6 cm, glossy green above, rusty below. Figs paired, yellow, turning red, marked with warts. Minute flowers borne within the fig. Figs ripen December to July. Found in shaded rocky escarpment areas.   Untidy large shrub with rigid pointed leaves in whorls of 3. Flowers red, tubular, in erect terminal clusters of 7. Fruit woody with a short beak and a horn on each valve. Common. Scattered throughout the Park.  
Native Current Leptomeria acida  Scented Milk Vine Marsdenia suaveolens
Large leafless shrub, semi-parasitic, with minute yellowish flowers in spikes. Fruit is an acidic succulent round green drupe which is edible. Common on plateaus and slopes.   Slender climber with opposite lance-shaped leaves. Flowers white in clusters from the leaf axils. A few plants on sheltered lower slopes beside Headland Track.  
Narrow-leaf Geebung Persoonia linearis Broad-leaf Platysace Platysace lanceolata
Tall shrub with loose flaky bark, red under a dark outer surface. Leaves flat and narrow. Flowers yellow, borne near the ends of the branches. Fruit an ovoid green drupe. Widespread, especially in sheltered sites.   Understorey shrub with lance-shaped leaves which have a characteristic carrot-like smell when crushed. Small white flowers in terminal heads. Widespread. The most common flower in the Park in summer months.  
Elderberry Panax Polyscias sambucifolia False Sarsaparilla Smilax glyciphylla
Spreading shrub with compound leaves. Flowers small, greenish and borne in branched terminal sprays. Common on sheltered slopes.   Slender climbing plant found creeping over shrubs, the ground and rocks. Leaves with 3 prominent veins and having a sweet taste when chewed. Used as a tea substitute by early settlers. Flowers small, in umbels, developing into clusters of black berries. Very common.  
Trigger Plant Stylidium productum Trailing Speedwell Veronica plebeia
Perennial with grass-like leaves in tufts at intervals on lower part of stems. Flowers deep pink on slender stems to 50cm tall. Flowers have a sensitive trigger which is set off by insects. Shaded areas along Headland Track.   Creeping understorey herb with opposite toothed leaves and small 4-petalled mauve-blue flowers. In sheltered wooded sites.  

 

For More information on the Flora of Oatley Park and Sydney Region check out the publications below:

  • Native Plants of Oatley Park Compiled by Alan Fairley, copies available at Oatley Flora and Fauna monthly meetings.
  • Native Plants of the Sydney District an identification guide, by Alan Fairley & Philip Moore, available in book shops.

Oatley Park November Blooms

River Mangrove Aegiceras corniculatum Pale Grass Lily Caesia parviflora
Shrub or small tree. Leaves rounded, light green. Flowers white, in umbels. Fruit like a cylindrical horn. Found along saline mudflats of Lime Kiln Bay associated with larger Grey Mangrove but growing on the landward side of that species. Flowers from May to November. Small tufted herb, with narrow leaves and 5-petalled white flowers arranged along stem; finished flower twisted. Occasional plant on dry plateau.
Golden Cassinia Cassinia auronitens NSW Christmas Bush Ceratopetalum gummiferum
Erect shrub. Flowers bright yellow in dense terminal heads. Uncommon in Park; scattered in open woodland and slopes. Small tree. Leaves in 3s, serrated. Flowers white in clusters, turning pink and followed by red sepals around Christmas time; these sepals are often mistaken as flowers. Sheltered slopes, e.g., around Headland Track.
Hairy Clerodendrum Clerodendrum tomentosum Blue Dampiera Dampiera stricta
Small hairy-leaved tree. Flowers white with a long corolla tube and protruding stamens. Uncommon in shaded sites below cliff line. Low scrambling plant. Leaves narrow-elliptic, mostly lobed or toothed. Flowers blue with 3 spreading and 2 erect lobes. Back of flowers and buds have conspicuous brown hairs. Uncommon in Park, in open forest.
Blue Flax Lily Dianella caerulea Shining Guinea Flower Hibbertia nitida
               
Tufted plant. Leaves flat, to 70cm long, strongly veined and with serrated margins. Flowers blue on branched stems exceeding leaves. Stamens with yellow or yellow-brown anthers. Variety producta has the base of the stems elongated and leafless. Common and widespread Erect shrub with glossy green leaves and yellow flowers. An uncommon species listed in ROTAP. A few plants in shades areas along Headland Track.
Tick Bush Kunzea ambigua Yellow Tea Tree Leptospermum polygalifolium
Spreading shrub with small leaves. Flowers white and abundant along ends of branchlets. Stamens numerous and exceeding the petals. Very common in Park, esp. along roadsides. Medium shrub with hard bark (not flaky). Leaves narrow-elliptic to 20mm long. Flowers five-petalled , white. Fruit woody. Widespread in Park.
White Dogwood Ozothamnus diosmifolius Broad-leaf Geebung Persoonia levis
Erect plant to 1.5m tall with small narrow leaves and a dense white flower head to 7cm across. Widespread. Common around baths parking area. Tall shrub with flaky bark which is red underneath. Leaves broad and light green. Flowers intermittent between May and December. Fruit a green drupe. Widespread and common
Fan Flower Scaevola ramosissima Toothed Xanthosia Xanthosia tridentata
Low spreading plant. Branches covered with stiff hairs. Flowers purple with 5 spreading petals. Scattered but not common on grassy headland. Small diffuse plant to 20cm tall. Stems sprinkled with hairs. Leaves wedge-shaped with 3 teeth at the apex. Flowers insignificant, cream-green. Common on plateau and slopes but often overlooked. Same family (Apiaceae) as Flannel Flower.

For More information on the Flora of Oatley Park and Sydney Region check out the publications below:

  • Native Plants of Oatley Park Compiled by Alan Fairley, copies available at Oatley Flora and Fauna monthly meetings.
  • Native Plants of the Sydney District an identification guide, by Alan Fairley & Philip Moore, available in book shops.

Oatley Park Flowers in October

Flannel Flower   Actinotus helianthi

 Red Beard Calochilus paludosus
Perennial, germinating best after fire but with some flowers all year round, peaking October.  Large white flower heads, soft to touch. Greyish foliage. Widespread on drier plateau.   Ground orchid to 30cm tall. Flowers with distinctive red hairs like a beard. Scattered on slopes and plateau.  
 Match Heads Comesperma ericinum Tongue Orchid Dockrillia linguiformis
Slender shrub about 1m tall, with terminal clusters of pink flowers. On sheltered slopes and Headland Track.   Orchid found clinging to vertical sheltered rocks. Leaves 3-4cm long, tongue-shaped and strongly lined, growing hard against the rock. Numerous small but attractive white flowers.  
Native Cherry Exocarpos cupressiformis (fruit)       Common Raspwort Gonocarpus teucrioides
Small tree, a root parasite, bearing tiny flowers on leafless branches. Fruit (seen here) is red, swollen and fleshy. Flowers and fruit at any time of year. Widespread in Park. An inconspicuous plant with sandpapery stems and leaves. Leaves opposite, ovate, toothed. Flowers axillary, petals 3mm long, green to red. Common on sandy soils.  
Ivy Goodenia Goodenia hederaceae Broad-leaf Hakea Hakea dactyloides
Prostrate plant with trailing stems to 50cm long. Leaves ovate, obscurely toothed and tapering to a stalk. Flowers yellow on slender stalks along the stems. On slopes, such as along Lime Kiln Bay Large shrub to 3m. Leaves flat with prominent veins. Numerous small white to pink flowers along stems. Widespread and common.
Flaky-barked Tea-tree Leptospermum trinervium Spine-headed Mat-rush Lomandra longifolia  
Medium to spreading shrub with flaky bark. Leaves narrow elliptic and pointed, but 3 veins not always prominent. Flowers white, 5-petalled, often with a red ring. Widespread Tufted plant with strap-like leaves to 80cm long. Creamy flowers are borne in large clusters on the ends of flattened stems. Widespread and common.
Twisted Mat-rush Lomandra obliqua       Sticky daisy Bush Olearia viscidula
Small plant usually growing in clumps. Leaves short and twisted, growing along stems. Flowers yellow, stalkless and in clusters. Widespread and common in woodland. Shrub to 1.3 m tall with leaves to 8cm long, sometimes sticky. Numerous white daisy flowers towards the ends of the branches. Scattered on slopes.
Thyme Spurge Phyllanthus hirtellus   Dwarf Pine Podocarpus spinulosus
Small and insignificant plant to 40cm tall. Leaves to 2mm long. Male flowers cream, in clusters of 2-3, smaller than the leaves. Common on drier plateau. Spreading shrub with straggling branches to 1m tall. Leaves pungent-pointed to 6cm long. Male cones (seen here) cylindrical and in clusters from the leaf axils. Female cones single. Fruit blue-black, fleshy, edible. Common in sheltered areas along Headland Track.

For More information on the Flora of Oatley Park and Sydney Region check out the publications below:

  • Native Plants of Oatley Park Compiled by Alan Fairley, copies available at Oatley Flora and Fauna monthly meetings.
  • Native Plants of the Sydney District an identification guide, by Alan Fairley & Philip Moore, available in book shops.

Oatley Park Flowers in September

Bitter Pea Daviesia corymbosa Waxlip Orchid Glossodia major
Shrub to 2m tall, with narrow lance-shaped leaves, clearly veined. Yellow pea flowers with a red centre are borne in clusters from leaf axils. Scattered on plateau and slopes.   A mauve-blue ground orchid with a solitary hairy leaf. In open woodland down from the oval.  
Dumplings Billardiera scandens Small Plank Plant Bossiaea ensata
Low twining plant with greenish-yellow bell flowers. The cylindrical fruit is edible. Scattered through the park, especially on sheltered slopes. Straggling low shrub, apparently leafless, with flattened stems and yellow pea flowers. Scattered on plateau.
Rusty Petals Lasiopetalum ferrugineum White Beard    Leucopogon amplexicaulis
Small shrub with narrow leaves, to 9cm x 8mm, white to rusty below. Flowers cream in small downwards-pointing clusters shorter than leaves. Widespread, especially on upper slopes.   Small undershrub with distinctive stem-clasping leaves. White flowers, bearded inside, in spikes exceeding the leaves. Shaded positions on Headland Track.  
Pale Mat-rush Lomandra glauca Many-flowered Mat-rush Lomandra multiflora
Spreading plant, often forming mats. Leaves flat to 20cm long, with pale brown shreds at base. Flowers yellow on spikes shorter than leaves. Dry plateau areas.   Perennial with clumps of firm strap-like leaves and yellow flowers borne in distinctive clusters along an upright stem.  Common on dry plateau.  
Mock Orange  Pittosporum undulatum Rusty Pomaderris Pomaderris ferruginea
Small tree with broad glossy leaves and terminal clusters of white perfumed flowers. Very common in sheltered spots. .   Shrub to 4 m tall. Leaves elliptic, 10cm x 3 cm, hairless above, a mix of white and rusty hairs below. Flowers yellow in loose terminal heads. Scattered on woodland slopes.  
Large-leaf Bush-pea Pultenaea daphnoides Wedding Bush Ricinocarpos pinifolius
Shrub to 2 m tall with wedge-shaped leaves to 25mm long. Yellow flowers borne in terminal heads. Common in sheltered sites.   Shrub to 1.5 m tall with narrow leaves and conspicuous white flowers (mostly 5-petalled) with yellow stamens. Widespread.  
Grass-leaf Trigger Plant Stylidium graminifolium          Sandfly Zieria Zieria smithii
Basal clumps of grass-like leaves and an erect stem to 40cm tall bearing small pink flowers. Each flower with a sensitive trigger which is set off by visiting insects. Drier areas on plateau.   Shrub up to 1m tall. Leaves with strong odour, divided into 3 leaflets, each to 50mm long. Flowers white with 4 petals, in loose clusters.  Along blocked road to Lime Kiln footbridge.  

 

Oatley Park Flowers in August

 

Gosford Wattle
Acacia prominens
Old Man’s Beard
Clematis glycinoides

Tree with abundant yellow ball flowers; phyllodes flat with a prominent gland below the centre. Common  around the oval and near picnic ground.

  Weak climber with leaves in 3 and masses of white 4-petalled flowers. Fruit has long silky appendages (like a beard). Roadside behind the Castle.  
 Purple Twining Pea Hardenbergia violacea  Small Hovea Hovea linearis
A twiner with veined leaves and violet pea flowers. Common scrambling over shrubs or up small trees.   Small erect shrub to 50cm tall with mauve flowers in leaf axils. Scattered in the understorey of dry woodland.
 Drumsticks
Isopogon anemonifolius Red Bean
Kennedia rubicunda
Erect shrub with divided leaves. Flowers yellow in terminal cone-like heads. Widespread on plateau.    A weak twiner with broad leaves in 3s. Flowers a deep red, to 4cm long and hanging down. Common,  especially in sunny bushy areas.  
White Beard Leucopogon ericoides Tree Broom-heath Monotoca elliptica
Upright shrub with small sharp leaves and numerous small white flowers, bearded inside. On sandy soils, eg, sunny areas of The Headland Track.   Large shrub to small tree. Leaves sharp and with parallel veins. Flowers small, white and bell-shaped , borne  in clusters longer than the leaves. Widespread, especially common along The Headland Track  
Small-leaf Daisy
Olearia microphylla  Wonga Vine
Pandorea pandorana
Medium shrub with many tiny leaves and abundant small white daisy flowers. Common, especially beside   headland road. Woody vine with compound leaves; flowers tubular, whitish with mauve markings. Often climbing up trees. Sheltered areas.  
  Slender Rice Flower Pimelea linifolia Leopard Orchid Diuris maculata
Slender erect shrub with opposite narrow leaves. White flowers heads at ends of stems. A conspicuous and common plant of plateau and slopes. Ground orchid, stems to 20cm tall; flowers yellow with brown markings. Mossy patches on rocks.  
Fine-leaf Bush-pea Pultenaea stipularis Hairy Xanthosia
Xanthosia tridentata
Erect shrub to 2m tall. Leaves narrow and crowded. Yellow flowers in dense terminal heads. Common on sheltered slopes.   Small plant to 40cm tall, wholly clothed with long hairs. Leaves toothed. Small cream-green flowers are borne in leaf axils. Widespread and common.  
Native Daphne (formerly Eriostemon) Philotheca myoporoides Rough Philotheca Philotheca scabra ssp scabra
Upright shrub with strong oil glands on stems and leaves. Flowers white with 5 petals in clusters from leaf bases. Rare in the park.    Low shrub with narrow leaves covered in oil glands. Flowers
white with 5 petals   borne singly on short stalks from leaf axils. Common on sheltered slopes.
 

Oatley Park Flowers July

 

Common Correa Correa reflexa Prickly Beard-heath
Leucopogon juniperinus
Small shrub with opposite leaves and yellow-green bell flowers. Common, especially in sheltered spots.   A low shrub with prickly leaves and numerous small white flowers within the foliage. Widespread.  
Guinea Flower Hibbertia monogyna Eggs and Bacon Dillwynia retorta
Shrub to 60 cm tall, with wedge-shaped leaves and yellow flowers. Open forest, including Headland Track.   Shrub mostly about 1 m tall. Leaves narrow and crowded; flowers yellow with red centre. Widespread on drier plateau.  
Spine-leaf Banksia Banksia spinulosa
Prickly Moses Acacia ulicifolia
Small shrub with narrow toothed leaves. Flowers in golden-yellow spikes with hooked dark styles.   Small shrub with needle-like phyllodes and creamy globular flowers. Widespread.  
Myrtle-leaf Wattle Acacia myrtifolia Fuchsia Heath Epacris longiflora
Low shrub with elliptic phyllodes to 5 cm long and light yellow flowerheads. Widespread.   Shrub with small heart-shaped leaves. Flowers pendulous, tubular, red with white tips. Cream-flowered varieties also can be found. Common on sheltered slopes.  
Muttonwood Mysine variabilis Hairy Zieria Zieria pilosa
Formerly Rapanea. Large shrub with leathery toothed leaves. Tiny white to pink flowers are clustered along old wood. Sheltered sites.   Low shrub with leaves in 3. Stems hairy. Small white flowers with 4 petals. Sheltered slopes, including Headland Track.  
Fringed Helmet Orchid Corybas fimbriatus Sydney Golden Wattle Acacia longifolia
Small hooded ground orchid with a solitary heart-shaped leaf and reddish-purple flower. Uncommon, but occurs along Headland Track.   Tall spreading shrub with long broad phyllodes and many flowers in attractive spikes. Widespread in Park.  

For More information on the Flora of Oatley Park and Sydney Region check out the publications below:

  • Native Plants of Oatley Park Compiled by Alan Fairley, copies available at Oatley Flora and Fauna monthly meetings.
  • Native Plants of the Sydney District an identification guide, by Alan Fairley & Philip Moore, available in book shops.

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