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Euromyrtus ramosissima ssp. ramosissima

(formerly Baeckea ramosissima)

Rosy Heath-Myrtle

Family: Myrtaceae

Euromyrtus ramosissima is a delicate low spreading shrub. It grows on open exposed heathland in dry or damp sites.

The tiny, opposite leaves are soft, narrow and slightly flattened, 4-7mm long and 1-2mm wide.

The flowers are rosy-pink, 6-10mm across.

Ramosissima means much-branched.

Euromyrtus ramosissima flowers from June to February.

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Euromyrtus ramosissima ssp. ramosissima
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