silver gum Myrtaceae Eucalyptus cordata
Leaf:Opposite, evergreen, heart-shaped to round, entire margins, aromatic, blue-green above and below, to 4 inches.
Flower:White to creamy yellow, in clusters of 3, appearing August to September in New Zealand.
Fruit:An urn-shaped capsule 3/8 inch long, in clusters.
Twig:Slender, gray-brown to white, may be somewhat square.
Bark:When young, smooth and light brown to white; becoming reddish brown and somewhat furrowed.
Form:Extremely variable. Can attain 60 feet, more commonly a large shrub.