Common Boobialla

Myoporum insulare R.Br.

A hardy and adaptable shrub that is common along the coastline. It has thick, smooth green leaves that can be toothed or untoothed towards the apex. it has a white flower with purple spots in cluster of 3 to 8.

The fruit is purple in colour and is edible.

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What habitats does Myoporum insulare live in?

Well drained sandy soils in coastal habitats

What is the distribution of Myoporum insulare?

From Shark Bay in Western Australia to north-eastern New South Wales and coastal Tasmania

How big does Myoporum insulare grow?

Can grow anywhere from 0.2 to 6m

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