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Epacris impressa Labill.
Common Heath
A beautiful plant which is common is southern Australia.There are red, pink and white forms.The pink form is the floral emblem of Victoria. Heath flowers in winter and provides welcome colour to the scrubland.


Epacris impressa Epacris impressa
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:White flowered plant with pink plant
  Location: Orbost, Victoria Location:Cleland Conservation Park, Mt Lofty,South Australia
  GPS coordinates:37˚38.6049S 148˚28.8183E GPS coordinates:37˚38.6049S 148˚28.8183E
  Date of photo:4 January 2009 Date of photo:24 June 2012
  Field No.:U247 Field No.:U248
     
  Epacris impressa Epacris impressa
 
  Description:Plants in habitat Description:Pink flowers and leaves
  Location: Couta Rocks, Western Tasmania Location: Couta Rocks, Western Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:41˚10.205S, 144˚41.395E GPS coordinates:41˚10.205S, 144˚41.395E
  Date of photo:12 January 2013 Date of photo:12 January 2013
  Field No.:1901 Field No.:1901
     
  Epacris impressa Epacris impressa
 
  Description:Plant Description:Red flowered plant with Drosera macrantha
  Location: Couta Rocks, Western Tasmania Location:Cleland Conservation Park, Mt Lofty,South Australia
  GPS coordinates:41˚10.205S, 144˚41.395E GPS coordinates:34˚57.9276S, 138˚41.9082E
  Date of photo:12 January 2013 Date of photo: 24 June 2012
  Field No.:1901 Field No.:U248
     
     
     

 

References (accessed 29 October 2017):

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/cgi-bin/speciesfacts_display.cgi?form=speciesfacts&family=&genus=epacris&species=impressa&iname=&submit=Display

http://www.anbg.gov.au/emblems/vic.emblem.html

http://www.utas.edu.au/dicotkey/dicotkey/EPACRIDS/sEpacris_impressa.htm

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Epacris impressa