Prickly Tea tree

Leptospermum juniperinum

A shrub about 1.5 metres tall quite common on the floor of woodlands.

It has smooth bark with some ridges and persistent fruits that may remain on the bush until a fire event. Seeds are viable when the fruit is opened.

Leaves are about 5 - 7 mm long and 1 - 2 mm wide and the Tumbi Wetlands population has a faint eucalyptus aroma.

Created on ... May 24, 2007

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