Callistemon pallidus

Common name: 

Lemon Bottlebrush

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Midlands, Eastern Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, Snowfields, East Gippsland (RSTUVWYZ) also Qld, NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Dry, rocky sites. Many along the track between Telegraph Saddle and Windy Saddle1

Flower description:

Pale yellow 'bottlebrushes'1


Tall shrub to 5 m1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species is the only Callistemon on the Prom1

Image of Callistemon pallidus
Image of Callistemon pallidus
Image of Callistemon pallidus Image: David Meagher
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.