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Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
Flowers. Copyright Barry Jago
Leaves and fruits. Copyright CSIRO
10th leaf stage. Copyright CSIRO
Cotyledon stage, epigeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
Bursaria tenuifolia F.M.Bailey
Bailey, F.M. (1899) The Queensland Flora 1: 72. Type: Barron River, E. Cowley: Shaw Island, Lord Lamington: Northcote, R.C. Burton; Herberton, J.F. Bailey..
Slender Bursaria; Sweet Blackthorn
Leaf blades about 35-95 x 9-25 mm, much paler on the underside. Terminal buds and young shoots densely clothed in short, brownish hairs.
Distribution and Ecology
Not commonly cultivated but it has a place in gardens because of the masses of white flowers which can cover the plant.
Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)