This smaller gum tree is normally found in Western Australia. It is not common to grow over 10 metres in height.
Bark on this native is found to be rough and flaky.
A yellow or cream coloured flower is typical either late or early in the year.
The Salt River Gum can be readily found in places near salt-water creeks and lakes.
Oswald H. Sargent, a naturalist based in York, WA most of his life, originally took a specimen which Joseph Maiden wrote about in 1924.