Other Names Narrow-Leaved Paperbark, Flax-Leaved Paperbark
Description Snow-in-Summer is a small tree growing 6 m to 10 m tall. The bark is creamy white and papery in texture. The leaves are narrow and grow 2 cm to 4 cm long and 1 mm to 4 mm wide. The plant flowers for a short spell in late spring or summer from October to February. The flowers are cream and produced in spikes about 4 cm long. The fruit capsules are about 4 mm in long.
Habitat heath and dry eucalypt forest near watercourses and swamps
Distribution Snow-in-Summer is found in eastern New South Wales, south east and central east Queensland.