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Plants of the Fraser Coast Region

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Melaleuca linearis var. linearis     Schrad. & J.C.Wendl.

This native shrub is commonly known as stiff bottlebrush.

Melaleuca linearis var. linearis is described as a "dicot" in the Myrtaceae family.

In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Least Concern. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.

Includes Melaleuca sp. (Mt Walsh P.I.Forster PIF7477) (Census 2016). According to the Australian Plant Census the accepted name is Callistemon linearis. Main distribution is south of the Fraser Coast region. An outlier record just outside the region at Mount Walsh. 

It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census but is not listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.


Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.


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