Drooping melaleuca

Drooping melaleuca

Melaleuca armillaris

  • Leaves < 1 inch long; linear
  • Leaves alternate, scattered or in whorls, especially on older growth
  • Flowers white
  • Leaves have a distinct hook
Drooping melaleuca
Drooping melaleuca

Heath melaleuca

Heath melaleuca

Melaleuca ericifolia

  • Leaves < 1 inch long; linear
  • Leaves alternate, scattered or in whorls, especially on older growth
  • Flowers white
  • Leaf tips straight or barely curving
Heath melaleuca
Heath melaleuca

Flaxleaf paperbark

Flaxleaf paperbark

Melaleuca linariifolia

  • Leaves < 1 inch long; linear
  • Leaves usually opposite, especially on older growth
  • Flowers white
Flaxleaf paperbark
Flaxleaf paperbark

Pink melaleuca

Pink melaleuca

Melaleuca nesophila

  • Leaves < 1 inch long; oblong, oval or lance shaped
  • Large shrub with upright branches
  • Flowers white, pink, or lavender
  • Leaves have a short stem and a tiny point at the tip
Pink melaleuca
Pink melaleuca

Cajeput tree

Cajeput tree

Melaleuca quinquenervia

  • Leaves > 1.5 inches long
  • Large tree with upright branches
Cajeput tree
Cajeput tree

Prickly melaleuca

Prickly melaleuca

Melaleuca styphelioides

  • Leaves < 1 inch long; oblong, oval or lance shaped
  • Tree with weeping branches
  • Flowers white
  • Leaves have no stems and are sharply pointed
Prickly melaleuca
Prickly melaleuca