Swamp Paperbark

Melaleuca ericifolia

This shrub or small tree grows to 8 m high and has corky bark.

Leaves scattered or in whorls of 3, linear, mostly 7-15 mm long, and about 1 mm wide and neither hairy or scaly; veins are not conspicuous, apex of leaf is acute; petiole is up to 1 mm long.

As the common name suggests these plants were found in an area almost constantly wet.

Created on ... April 25, 2009

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