Plants of the Castlemaine District
Peach Heath - native (Lissanthe strigosa)
Family: Ericaceae (Erica family).
Occurrence: Uncommon e.g. Lockwood, Sandon Forest, and Muckleford roadsides.
- it is a low spreading shrub
- it has stiff, narrow, prickly leaves
- the flowers are pink or white bells, widest at the base and shortly spreading at the tip.
Photos 1: Upotipotpon roadside. 2: Barkly. 3: Lockwood.