Leucopogon juniperinus

Family Ericaceae

Rigid shrub to 1 m. Longevity greater than 25 years.

Flowers: White, May - October.

Fruit: Yellow succulent drupe to 4 mm long, August - January.

Seed:

Gallery images: seed, seedling, rootstock, resprout

Ecology

  • Woodland habitat.
  • Rare in woodland at the Australian Botanic Garden, few individuals in Ironbark woodland.
  • Coloniser of disturbed sites.
  • Killed by high intensity fire.

Ecology of Cumberland Plain Woodland

Leucopogon juniperinus plant

Leucopogon juniperinus flower

Leucopogon jumiperinus fruit