Heath - Oligarrhena micrantha

Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Oligarrhena
Species: micrantha
Main Flower Colour: Cream

Description

A small erect shrub, growing about half a metre high. Leaves a small, triangular ending in a sharp point and crowded along the stems Flowers have only 4 petals and are small and numerous, white-cream-yellow and seem to cover the whole plant. Grows in sandy soils near the coast.

Flowering start in September and ends in December.

Identification

The main flower colour is cream.

References

http://esperancewildflowers.blogspot.com.au/2010/01/oligarrhena-micrantha-epacridaceae.html

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/6465

Created: 06 Oct 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 15 Dec 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

ESP - Esperance Plains

Specifics

Mungliginup Creek, WA

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