Epacris lanuginosa

Common name: 

Woolly-style Heath

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Grampians, Wannon, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (DEKTZ) also Tas

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

Wet heathland, wet scrub and heathy forest-woodland1

Flower description:

White, occasionally streaked with pink2


Slender shrub to 1.6 m tall1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The corolla lobes of this species are large and hairy with a distinctly hairy style2

Image of Epacris lanuginosa
Image of Epacris lanuginosa
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria
2 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.