Dwarf Cherry, Pale Ballart, Pale-fruit Ballart, Pale-fruit Cherry.
Exocarpos, from Greek exo, outside, plus carpos, fruit, as succulent pedicel or flower stalk resembles pericarp or fruit wall below the nut.
Up to 3.5m.
Presence in Australia
Noted in the west of Urana-Rand-Corowa region.
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, SA.
Various habitats including high banks of rivers and streams, on well-drained clay soils in River Red Gum communities.
Erect shrub to 3.5m high. Light green, bronzy, blue-green or greyish foliage. Often forms dense thickets.
Well-drained sandy or clay loam soils.
Most plants in this family are root parasites.
Mainly early summer, and throughout year.
Early Dec to late Apr. Monitor closely as seeds shed in 3-14 days.
Difficult. See Native Cherry (E. cupressiformis).
Useful in controlling soil erosion.