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Leptospermum arachnoides           family MYRTACEAE


Low, spreading shrub to 1 m high by 1.5 m wide with flaky bark. Leaves are crowded, linear-lanceolate, to 2 cm long and pointed. Flowers are white, 8 mm in diameter, and occur in spring and early summer.

Distribution: NSW, Qld.

Propagation From seed or cuttings.

Cultivation See note on genus. Tolerates moderately wet conditions. Very hardy.

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text from 'AUSTRALIAN NATIVE PLANTS, 4th ed' by Wrigley & Fagg, Reed Books, 1996