Melaleuca lanceolata is also known commonly as 'dryland tea tree' or 'moonah'. This is a shrub or sometimes a small tree growing to 5 metres or so. Moonah will grow well in frontline coastal situations as well as inland having a preference for alkaline soils.
Melaleuca lanceolata is salt and inundation tolerant. This species, like most Melaleucas responds well to pruning making this an ideal species for screening and hedging.
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Notes on Maps.
Generally, the concentrated clusters of markers represent the geographical range where this species occurs naturally. Outlying markers and geographically disassociated markers represent observations of the species in cultivation and/or recorded in herbaria etc.
These maps are provided by, and are used with the permission of, Australia’s Virtual Herbarium (AVH)