Eucalyptus ovata(swamp gum) is a medium sized tree growing up to 30 metres but usually smaller. As suggested by this species common name, it is well suited to poorly drained areas and periodically inundated sites.
Eucalyptus ovata (swamp gum) has somewhat fibrous bark at the base giving way to smoother bark and an open canopy. The tree bears white flowers from autumn through to mid winter. In culitivation is has been shown to be moderately fast growing.
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Notes on Maps.
Generally, the concentrated clusters of markers represent the geographical range where this species occurs naturally. Outlying markers and geographically disassociated markers represent observations of the species in cultivation and/or recorded in herbaria etc.
These maps are provided by, and are used with the permission of, Australia’s Virtual Herbarium (AVH)