Plants of the Castlemaine District.

Trailing Ground-berry - native (Acrotriche prostrata)

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Family: Ericaceae (Erica family)

Rare. Southern districts.

It was fomerly classified as a member of the Heath Family (the Epacridaceae). This family has now been included in the Erica Family.

Identification:

Trailing Ground-berry was recorded for Fryers Ridge by A. C. Beauglehole during his 1980 surveys. I have not found it in the Castlemaine district.

Photos 1, 2. Trailing Ground-berry, Wombat Forest.