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Family Myrtaceae

Darwinia fascicularis ssp. fascicularis

Diagnosis: A fairly dense, low spreading to erect shrub, with narrow needle-like leaves. The flowers are borne in clusters at the end of the branches, and are white when they first open, later turning red. The styles are very long and protrude from the floral tube by almost 2 cm.

Flowering: June to September

Habitat: sandy soils, heath and open forest

Distribution: In Sydney common from Gosford to Bulli, within about 30 km from the coast.

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