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Poranthera ericifolia Rudge APNI*
Description: Erect shrub 15–30 cm high, often minutely scabrous-pubescent, stems unbranched or with a few branches towards the top.
Leaves crowded, lamina linear to narrow-ovate, 8–12 mm long, c. 1–2 mm wide, margins mostly revolute; sessile; stipules lobed or jagged.
Corymbs dense, many-flowered, 3–8 c. across. Flowers 2–3 mm diam.
Capsule c. 3 mm diam.
Flowering: spring to summer.
Distribution and occurrence: Occurs in heath and dry sclerophyll forest on sandstone.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, CT, ST, CWS
Text by T. A. James & G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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