Leptospermum laevigatum, commonly known as the coastal tea tree, is a woody shrub or small tree of the myrtaceae family native to eastern Australia. Salt-resistant and very hardy, it is commonly used in amenities plantings and coastal plantings. It has also been used in Western Australia where it has become a weed. This species is also planted along the Central Coast of California in the United States to stabilize sand. It is known there as the Australian Tea Tree.
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- Australian Weeds Committee. "Weed Identification - Coastal Tea Tree". National Weeds Strategy. Retrieved 2007-07-18.
- Jepson Manual Treatment
- USDA Plants Profile
- "Leptospermum laevigatum (Gaertn.) F.Muell.". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government.