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Baeckea leptocaulis Hook.f.
A small plant endemic to alpine areas of Tasmania, common in sedgeland heath (button grass country). It has longer leaves than Baeckea gunniana, which also grows in alpine Tasmania.


Baeckea leptocaulis Baeckea leptocaulis
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Plant
  Location:Scott's Peak Dam, Tasmania Location:Scott's Peak Dam, Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:43˚01.922S,146˚19.985E GPS coordinates:43˚01.922S,146˚19.985E
  Date of photo:10 January 2013 Date of photo:10 January 2013
  Field No.:1882A Field No.:1882A
     
  Baeckea leptocaulis  
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Plant
  Location:Scott's Peak Dam,Tasmania Location:Scott's Peak Dam,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:43˚01.922S,146˚19.985E GPS coordinates:43˚01.922S,146˚19.985E
  Date of photo:10 January 2013 Date of photo:10 January 2013
  Field No.:1882A Field No.:1882A
     

 


References (accessed15 July 2018):


http://www.utas.edu.au/dicotkey/dicotkey/MYRTS/sBaeckea_leptocaulis.htm

Bean, A.R., (1997) A revision of Baeckea (Myrtaceae) in Eastern Australia, Malesia and south-east Asia. Telopea 7(3): 245-266

 


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Baeckea leptocaulis