Small-leaved Brown Stringybark is much less common than Red Stringybark in local forests. It grows in parts of Muckleford and Smiths Reef forests, along Porcupine Ridge and in the Alma-Talbot district.
It resembles Red Stringybark, but differs in:
It differs from Messmate Stringybark in that
It differs from Brown Stringybark (E. baxteri) in the small leaves, buds and fruit.
Photo 1: Small-leaved Brown Stringybark at the corner of Gower Track and Smith Reef Track were burned in a fuel reduction burn. 2: Small-leaved Brown Stringybark along Loop Track, Porcupine Ridge. The understorey shrubs are Scented Bush-pea.3: The distinctive juvenile leaves. 4, 5: Buds and fruit. Smiths Reef.