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Lilly Pilly
Acmena smithii

Location: Eggers Dr.
Park: Washington High School
District: Centerville
Native to: Australia
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Evergreen broadleaf native to Australia. A large bush or small tree with dark green oval leaves and mauve colored grape sized fruit. Specimen tree is 10' with a rounded crown. There are two other trees of this type in the same area. Fruit tastes somewhat like rosewater and the flavor is not strong.

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Illustration by Hugh Danaher