Taxon  Report   4727    
Leptospermum laevigatum  (Gaertn.) F. Muell.
Australian tea tree
Leptospermum laevigatum
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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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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Leptospermum laevigatum
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Genus: Leptospermum
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Leptospermum laevigata
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).