Australian Native Plants

  Eremophila scoparia (Silver Emu-bush)


Eremophila scoparia photo
Eremophila scoparia , Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne

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




SILVER EMU-BUSH FACTS

distribution map showing range of Eremophila scoparia in Australia

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


Common Name
Silver Emu-bush

Other Names
Scotia Bush

Description
The Silver Emu-bush is an upright shrub with narrow greenish grey leaves and white, pale blue or violet tubular flowers in winter and spring.

Height
1m - 3m

Spread
0.6m - 2m

Wildlife Interest
attracts birds

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

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Lamiales
Family:Myoporaceae
Genus:Eremophila
Species:scoparia
Common Name:Silver Emu-bush


Relatives in same Genus
  Eremophila abietina
  Eremophila alternifolia
  Eremophila bignoniiflora
  Eremophila bowmanii
  Eremophila brevifolia
  Eremophila decipiens
  Eremophila divaricata
  Eremophila glabra 'Murchison Magic'
  Eremophila hygrophana
  Eremophila laanii
  Eremophila longifolia
  Eremophila macdonnellii
  Eremophila nivea
  Eremophila oldfieldii ssp oldfieldii
  Eremophila oppositifolia
  Eremophila subteretifolia