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Pom pom darwinia
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Scientific classification
Genus:
Darwinia
Species:
vestita
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Occurrence data from AVH

Darwinia vestita, commonly known as the pom-pom darwinia, is a plant in the myrtle family Myrtaceae and is endemic to Western Australia.

The shrub has a bushy and erect habit, typically growing to a height of 0.2 to 1 metre (1 to 3 ft). It blooms between July and December producing white to red or pink flowers.

Found on stony hillsides, sandplains, granite outcrops, coastal areas and swamps the species is distributed through a large area along the south coast from the South West to the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia growing in sandy lateritic soils.

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