MYRTACEAE Eucalyptus nitida

Eucalyptus nitida

Distinguishing features: "Smithton Peppermint" By far the most common eucalypt on the poor soils of south-west Tasmania. Rough bark at the base but smooth bark on upper trunk and branches, adult leaves falcate, about 6 -15 cm x 1 -2 cm, with the "peppermint" smell.
Sites Found: 
Site 2.1 Sedgeland / heathland
Site 2.2 Sclerophyll shrubbery
Site 2.6 Buttongrass moorland

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