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Purple Bottlebrush
Callistemon citrinus Mauve Mist


Location: 449 Walnut Ave.
District: Niles
Native to: Australia
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Evergreen tree native to coastal parts of Australia. Lavender to purple spiked flowers that surround the branch and pea sized woody seed pods are indicative of this plant. Mature height to 15' in native environment. Leaves are 2" to 3" long and terminate in a point. This plant is a cultivar of the red bottlebrush.

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NOTICE: This specimen is located on private property.  DO NOT TRESPASS!  No right to enter private property to view the specimen tree is granted by the Roadside Arboretum.  To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.

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