Longevity More than 60 years (D. Keith pers. comm.).
Primary juvenile period 5 years (Keith 1996).
Flowers White, June--December, peak October.
Fruit/seed Capsule, 3 mm long.
Dispersal, establishment and growth Diaspore: seed.
Fire response Resprouts, secondary juvenile period 1 year (Keith 1996).
Swamps, bogs and wet heath.
Altitude 0--1100 m
Annual rainfall 900--1600 mm
Typical local abundance Frequent.
Vegetation Sedge and shrub swamps e.g. with Viminaria juncea, Gleichenia dicarpa, Empodisma minus, Banksia paludosa, Leptospermum lanigerum, Baeckea utilis, Gymnoschoenus sphaerocephalus.
Substrate Peaty to sandy soils on sandstone, quartzite, low nutrients, permanently moist.
Exposure ? full sun.
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