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habit (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
leaves and flower buds (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
close-up of leaves (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
flower clusters (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
flowers (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
close-up of flowers (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
immature fruit (Photo: Greg Jordan)
close-up of immature fruit (Photo: Greg Jordan)
Kunzea ericoides (A. Rich.) Joy Thomps.
Leptospermum ericoides A. Rich.Leptospermum phylicoides (A. Cunn. ex Schauer) Cheel
burgan, burgan burgan, kunzea, manuka, tea-tree, white teatree
Native to eastern Australia (i.e. south-eastern Queensland, eastern New South Wales and Victoria) and New Zealand.
Naturalised beyond its native range in south-eastern Australia (i.e. in Tasmania and possibly also in the ACT and beyond its native range in Victoria).
Naturalised overseas in Hawaii.
Burgan (Kunzea ericoides) is regarded as an environmental weed in the ACT and Victoria, and is actively managed by community groups in the ACT.
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