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
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium

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

Wet heathland, wet scrub and heathy forest-woodland 1

Flower Description:

White, occasionally streaked with pink 2


Slender shrub to 1.6 m tall 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The corolla lobes of this species are large and hairy with a distinctly hairy style 2


Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

NSW Flora VicFlora

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.