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Aboriginal Plant Use in SE Australia
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17 Cherry Ballart, Native Cherry

Exocarpos cupressiformis

Habitat: 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.
Exocarpos cupressiformisNative Cherry with fruit


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