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Family Epacridaceae

Leucopogon muticus Blunt Beard-heath

A small inconspicuous shrub with erect branches bearing broad, almost stalkless leaves. The leaves are frequently twisted or have their margins curled under. The small white flowers are shorter than the leaves and are borne just behind the growing tip.

Flowering: Winter and spring.

Habitat: heath, or understorey shrub in open forest on sandy soils

Distribution: Blue Mountains, Woronora and Hornsby Plateaus, also on tablelands north to Queensland.

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