Spanish Heath is a major weed in areas with a similar climate to Canberra. It has a toehold in our region and we are trying to eradicate it. Currently in flower it is one to look out for and report.
§ an upright and long-lived woody shrub growing 0.5-3 m tall.
§ its tiny narrow leaves (3-7 mm long and less than 1 mm wide) appear to be arranged in groups of three or four along the stems.
§ these leaves have margins that are rolled downwards.
§ its small tubular flowers (3-5 mm long) have four fused petals and are white or pale pink in colour.
§ these flowers turn brown shortly after opening.
MapsFarrer Ridge Isaacs Ridge and Nearby Mount Taylor Percival Hill The Pinnacle Tuggeranong Hill
PlacesChifley, ACT Crace, ACT Dunlop, ACT Farrer, ACT Isaacs, ACT Lawson, ACT Nicholls, ACT Theodore, ACT
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