Eremophila scoparia

Eremophila scoparia

Eremophila scoparia , also known as Silver Emubush, is a shrub which is native to Australia.

Description

This species can grow up to 3 metres in height, has a silvery, broom-like appearance and lilac or white flowers which appear year round. The linear leaves have a hooked apex.

Taxonomy

The species was first formally described by botanist Robert Brown in 1810 who gave it the name Pholidia scoparia.

Distribution

It occurs in Western Australia, South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria.

Common Names

Other common names include Silvery Emubush, Scotia Bush and Broom Bush.

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