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Epacris  petrophila Hook.f.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Epacris  petrophila Hook.f. 
Territory AustraliaNew South WalesTasmaniaVictoria
thickets and heaths
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description leaves imbricate, erect or subappresed to branchlets, elliptic to obovate-oblong, ca. 3mm long, shiny, bright green, flowers with short tube, 6-7mm across
Size20-40cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typedecumbent shrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed when ripe or in spring
cuttings in late summer; layering in spring and fall
BibliographyHarden, G.J. (ed.): Flora of New South Wales (1990-1993)
Australian Plant Census biodiversity.org.au/nsl/services
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