17 Cherry Ballart, Native Cherry
Exocarpos cupressiformisHabitat: Forests
Season: Spring - Autumn flowering
It might look like a small cypress tree, but it has small amounts of sweet, juicy fruits which would have provided a springtime snack. And that's not all; the sap was applied as a cure for snake-bite.
In Gippsland, it provided wood for spear-throwers.
Native Cherry with fruit