(Tasmanian Snow Gum) is the most abundant high altitude species
in Tasmania, forming the tree line in many areas. It ranges from a
large shrub to a tall tree at lower altitudes. It is a peppermint
species (along with E.
amygdalina, E. nitida,
E. radiata, E.
tenuiramis and E. pulchella). It has smooth
bark except at the very base of the trunk and can be confused with E.
nitida and E. tenuiramis but has larger fruit than all the other members of this group.
is the mainland snowgum, but does not reach the treeline in