Tar Bush; Common Emu-bush; Fuchsia-bush
Shrub to 4m tall. Leaves alternating up the stems, 1.7-4.2cm long, 1-10.5mm wide, flat, hairy or hairless, slightly sticky (ssp. murrayana), margins entire or toothed. Flowers red to orange or yellow, tubular, 2-lipped, with five lobes, solitary at the bases of the leaves. Fruit dry or fleshy, often red. Family Myoporaceae in SA.
In Eremophila glabra ssp. glabra the hairs on the branches form dense white bands, with hairs absent below the leaf bases.
In Eremophila glabra ssp. murrayana the hairs on the branches are evenly distributed.
Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 607