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habit (Photo: Jackie Miles and Max Campbell)
habit (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
stems and older leaves (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
close-up of leaves (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
flower buds (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
flowers and clusters of mature fruit (Photo: Jackie Miles and Max Campbell)
close-up of older stem and mature fruit (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
Melaleuca hypericifolia Sm.
Cajuputi hypericifolia (Salisb.) SkeelsMetrosideros hypericifolia Salisb.Myrtoleucodendron hypericifolium (Sm.) Kuntze
hillock bush, hillock honey myrtle, honey myrtle, red flowered honey myrtle, red flowered paperbark, red honey myrtle, red honey-myrtle, red-flowering paperbark, tea tree
Native to the coastal and sub-coastal regions of south-eastern New South Wales, from Sydney south to the Bermagui district.
Naturalised in south-eastern South Australia and the coastal districts of southern Victoria.
Red honey-myrtle (Melaleuca hypericifolia) is regarded as a serious environmental weed in Victoria.
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