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Family Myrtaceae

Baeckia virgata Twiggy Heath-myrtle

Diagnosis: A spreading shrub to 2m. Leaves are rather broad, dark green and have a distinct midvein, but are not folded. Flowers are borne in clusters of 2-4, on slender stalks.

Flowering: Summer

Habitat: sheltered sites, forest

Distribution: In Sydney uncommon from coast to mountains. NT, Queensland to Victoria.

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