Calflora
Taxon  Report   4727    
Leptospermum laevigatum  (Gaertn.) F. Muell.
Australian tea tree
Leptospermum laevigatum
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Leptospermum laevigatum
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Leptospermum laevigatum
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Leptospermum laevigatum, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Plant Characteristics
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Leptospermum laevigatum
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Family: MYRTACEAE  
Genus: Leptospermum
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Leptospermum laevigata
More information about  Leptospermum laevigatum
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LELA29)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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