Flat Topped Yate

Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: occidentalis
Main Flower Colour: Cream


A graceful small to medium sized tree,growing to about 15m tall. Bark is rough, fibrous and flaky on trunk. Leaves elongated and form a typically umbrella shaped flat crown to the tree. Flowers are creamy-white, and the buds have a very long operculum. Gumnuts are bell shaped.Grows in sandy or clayey soils on alluvial flats, and in low-lying wet areas, around salt lakes.

Flowering start in September and ends in December.


The main flower colour is cream.


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Bio Regions

Mallee (MAL), Esperance Plains (ESP)

Region Specifics

Sandy area surrounding salt lakes near Lake Grace

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