Ozothamnus ferrugineus

Common name: 

Tree Everlasting

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, Snowfields, East Gippsland (CDEJKNPRSTVWZ) also SA, NSW, Tas

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

Common understory plant of forests throughout the prom1

Flower description:

Clusters of dense small white flowers1,2

Habit:

Erect shrub to 6 m1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves are narrow (to 65 mm long and 5 mm wide) with pointed tips. Flowers are in dense broccoli-like heads at the ends of branches1,3

Images:
Image of Ozothamnus ferrugineus
Image of Ozothamnus ferrugineus
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2 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.
3 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria