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Family Epacridaceae

Leucopogon microphyllus Small-leaved White-beard

An erect low shrub, with upward-pointing, short leaves, which are adpressed to the stem. The flowers are white and very small, borne in clusters at the end of the branches, making them conspicuous despite their small size. The petals are densely hairy.

Flowering: Late winter to early Spring.

Habitat: understorey shrub in open forest on sandy soils

Distribution: in Sydney widespread from coast to mountains. Queensland to south coast, also tablelands and central western slopes.

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