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Common Heath

Epacris impressa

Description:

A meter tall wiry shrub with narrow tubular pink flowers. Some bushes had very pale almost white flowers. Leaves were short, lance-shaped with pointed tips.

Habitat:

Woodland. Growing in semi-shade.

Notes:

Floral emblem of Victoria, Australia.
This heath provides food for caterpillars and butterflies.
Family: Epacridaceae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jul 18, 2015
Submitted on Jul 18, 2015

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