Pale Currant-bush

Leptomeria drupacea (Labill.) Druce

This shrub has numerous twiggy branchlets that give it a broom like appearance. The leaves are small (around 1mm), the flowers are white to whitish pink forming off of lateral raceme during November to December. The fruit of this species is fleshy, green, ripening reddish.

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What habitats does Leptomeria drupacea live in?

Dry Eucalypt Forest and Woodland; Grassy Vegetation; Heath

What is the distribution of Leptomeria drupacea?

Eastern Australia from Queensland to Tasmania

How big does Leptomeria drupacea grow?

Can grow to around 3m

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