Australian Native Plants

  Euryomyrtus ramosissima (Rosy Baeckea)


Euryomyrtus ramosissima photo
Euryomyrtus ramosissima Greater Bendigo National Park, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




ROSY BAECKEA FACTS

distribution map showing range of Euryomyrtus ramosissima in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Rosy Baeckea

Description
The Rosy Baeckea is a spreading shrub in the myrtle family. It has small narrow dark green leaves about 3mm - 13mm long. The flowers are white, pink or mauve with small circular petals and are produced in spring and summer.

Height
0.1m - 1m

Spread
0.3m - 1.5

Habitat
heathland, woodland, dry eucalypt forest

Wildlife Interest
attracts birds

Distribution
New South Wales, Victoria., South Australia, Tasmania.,

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Euryomyrtus
Species:ramosissima
Common Name:Rosy Baeckea