Description The Prickly Tea-tree is a shrub growing to 2 m tall (sometimes more). The leaves are narrow and sharp pointed, growing about 1 cm long and 1 mm to 3 mm wide. Flowers are produced in late spring to early summer from October and January. Each flower is white with 5 petals and about 10 mm in diameter. The fruit capsules are about 6 mm to 7 mm in diameter.
Habitat forest, swampy soils
Distribution Prickly Tea-tree is found in eastern New South Wales from central coast southwards, Victoria, south east South Australia.