Ribbon Barked Mallee
A tree up to 8m high, but sometimes a mallee 3 – 4.5m high. Bark is smooth, light grey or brown. Mature leaves are dull green in colour. Creamy yellow flowers in January though the main period is April to June.; Occurs naturally near Wyalkatchem south east to Kellerberrin, eastward to the Bullfinch and Southern Cross area and southward to near Hyden. It is found in sandy soil, usually in flat areas. Average rainfall 250 – 380mm.