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Common Heath (white form)

Epacris impressa

Description:

White flowering form of this species. Distribution map for Epacris impressaBeing 1–1.5 m tall, this plant forms a shrub with stiff branches. The leaves are rigid, alternate with a linear-lanceolate to ovate shape. The flower has five petals, which fuses into a tube. The flowers can form a stem-packing cluster or can be sparse and one-sided.

Habitat:

Local dry eucalypt reserve.

Notes:

Commonly known as Pink or Common Heath Epacris impressa belongs to the Ericaceae family. Its habitat and distribution ranges mainly from the heath to open forests of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. It is the floral emblem of Victoria.

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Vinny
Vinny 4 years ago

Great pics Charlie

CharliePrice
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CharliePrice

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Lat: -41.47, Long: 147.13

Spotted on Jun 19, 2015
Submitted on Jun 24, 2015

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