is a very common species
near the north, north east and west coasts. It can be a tall shrub
or small tree and has obviously papery bark.
It is very similar to M.
pustulata. The most obvious difference is the habitat - Melaleuca
ericifolia grows on the shores of estuaries and river banks, and
occasionally in boggy areas in wet places, whereas M. pustulata
grows in dry heathland near the east coast (rarely along stream