Blue Mallee

Category: Flora

Scientific Name:

Eucalyptus gamophylla

Arrernte Name:

Uleperre

Conservation Status:

Least Concern (LC)

Attractive Garden Tree: A distinctive blue-leaved mallee; the round leaves at
the ends of branches are actually juvenile. Attractive creamy white appear flowers in summer. It grows up to 8m, mainly on rocky hills or red sand country mostly in association with spinifex. Widespread across arid Australia.

Bushfood & Traditional Uses: Seeds are eaten. Water can be obtained from he roots and the wood is used by Aboriginal people for making implements.