Agonis juniperina Schauer

Juniper Myrtle

Erect shrub to small tree about 10 m tall with drooping branchlets and fibrous grey to brown bark. Leaves narrow, 0.5-1.5 cm long,1.5 mm wide, concave, rigid and softpointed, dark green above slightly paler below, aromatic when crushed. Leaf stalk 1 mm long. Flowers terminal, white with brown or reddish centre; mostly spring and summer. Fruit capsules in clusters of 6-10.


VIC: Colac (Bot. Gds).

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Myrtaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.