Leucopogon parviflorus

Common name: 

Coast Beard-heath

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (EKNPTWXZ) also WA, SA, Qld, NSW, Tas

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

Coastal and inland scrub, woodlands and forests throughout the Prom1

Flower description:

White, sometimes tinged purple1

Habit:

Erect shrub to dense tree, 1-5 m high2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The flowers of this species have 5 lobes that are densely woolly1

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Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

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