Heath Milkwort

Comesperma ericinum DC.

This slender shrub produces purple, lilac pink to white flower clusters at the end of stems from October to January.

How to identify Comesperma ericinum?

The pink flower clusters with the narrow leaves

What habitats does Comesperma ericinum live in?

Grows chiefly in or on the edge of dry sclerophyll forest, usually on sandstone; Coast and Tableland

What is the distribution of Comesperma ericinum?

Eastern Australia in the following states South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland

How big does Comesperma ericinum grow?

Can grow to around 1.5m high

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