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Eucalyptus haemastoma

Scribbly Gum 

Family: Myrtaceae

Eucalyptus haemastoma is often found as a small tree growing on very poor soil on sandstone ridges. It is has smooth white and grey bark with distinctive 'scribbles' etched by moth larvae..

The blossoms of Eucalyptus haemastoma are white.

Adult leaves are up to 12 cm long and 2-3 cm wide, dull grey-green, drooping.

After flowering, the fruit (gumnuts) are rather pear-shaped.

Aboriginal names from the Sydney region are Tarinny and Wongnary.

Eucalyptus haemastoma flowers from November to March.

Eucalyptus haemastoma

Eucalyptus haemastoma

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 Eucalyptus haemastoma

Eucalyptus haemastoma

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