Medicinal properties are unclear and method of preparation unknown.

Wide spread on the east coast and goes under a host of Indigenous names.

Occurs close to the sea shore.

Prefers acid soil.

Nectar is sucked from the  blossoms. 

Attracts honey eaters.

Native bee food.

Although referred to as a Paperbark, Myrtles are differentiated because the bark type is smooth, not paper like.

A biological indicator of the presence of shell fish (Pippi, Conch and others), and their readiness for consumption.