Kunzea Rchb.

Fruit not hard or woody or persistent Kunzea
Flowers crowded on leafy side branches or in the axils of the upper leaves. Petals and stamens white
Pedicels up to 2 mm long. Leaves usually spreading, concave but not appressed to the stem, linear to linear-oblong, up to 10 mm long. Floral tube pubescent or glabrous, c. 3 mm long. Shrub up to 3 m high. Coast and adjacent plateaus. Open forest, heathand in cleared areas. Ss and WS. Fl. summer. Tick Bush Kunzea ambigua
Pedicels more than 2 mm long. Leaves spreading, narrow-elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 25 mm long. Floral tube pubescent. Shrub up to 4 m high. Blue Mts; Hornsby Plateau. Heath and DSF. Along creek banks. Ss. Fl. summer Kunzea ericoides