Flowering Lignum, Twiggy Emu-bush
Shrub to 3m tall. Leaves alternating up the stems, 1.5-8cm long, 1-3.5mm wide, linear, hairless, often sticky when immature. Loses its leaves in drought. Flowers white or very pale mauve, tubular with 5 lobes, borne singly, occasionally in pairs, at the bases of the leaves. Family Myoporaceae in SA. Rare SA. Rare Vic.
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 609