silver dollar gum Myrtaceae Eucalyptus polyanthemos Schauer Listen to the Latin symbol: EUPO Other Fact Sheets
Leaf: Alternate, evergreen, round leaves becoming ovate to broadly lanceolate on mature trees, 3 inches, blue-green on both surfaces, entire margins.
Flower: White, in clusters up to 6 inches.
Fruit: An urn-shaped capsule 3/8 inch long, in clusters.
Twig: Slender and red with a white bloom, smooth.
Bark: Tight, gray and fibrous-scaly; may shed to reveal smooth bark.
Form: A Small to medium tree with a dense weeping crown, commonly to 50 feet.

Looks like: silver gum
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Additional Range Information:
Eucalyptus polyanthemos is planted in the USDA hardiness zones shown above and may seed into the landscape. See states reporting silver dollar gum.
External Links:
USDA Plants Database
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