Large tree to 35m high with stringy bark, and white flowers. Doesn’t flower every year. The medium sized leaves are dark green above and pale below. Important WA species for habitat, honey and also timber.
The main area of jarrah is in a coastal belt about 32 – 48km wide along the Darling Ranges, from near Mundaring southward to near Albany. In this area it can be a tree up to 40m high. A small tree, or a mallee form, up to about 9m with persistant red-grey or brown fibrous bark occurs in the Stirling Ranges.