The White Wood is a small tree favouring sandy or loam soils and found in open forest and sparse woodland country. The tree grows to about 5 metres in height and fully grown trees are easily mistaken for white gums. The young saplings are quite different in appearance from the mature trees. Initially the young tree looks like a fern, as per the photograph above. The young trees are always found in close proximity to the larger parent trees. The saplings begin to first appear after the initial influence of the wet season, around Nov, Dec, and Jan.
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