is an uncommon, medium to large native shrub or small tree with
narrow alternate leaves. The flowers are usually yellowish. It
is very similar to M.
ericifolia. The most obvious difference is the habitat - M.
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
banks). It grows in
dry areas near the east coast.