Plants of the Castlemaine District
Twin-flower Beard-heath - native (Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepala)
Family: Ericaceae (Erica family).
Occurrence: It is localised in parts or Fryers Ridge forest.
- it has tough sharp-pointed leaves
- the veins in the leaf are more or less parallel to the main vein
- it has clusters (of two) white flowers which hang on slender stalks
- the inside of the petals are furry.
leuco: white; pogon a beard, referring to the bearded petals.
Photos: Fryers Ridge.