*This article may have affiliate links, which means we may receive commissions if you choose to purchase through links we provide (at no extra cost to you). For more details, please read our privacy policy/affiliate disclosure. Thank you for supporting the work we put into this blog!

Melaleu­ca alterni­fo­lia, com­mon­ly known as nar­row-leaved paper­bark, nar­row-leaved tea-tree, nar­row-leaved ti-tree, or snow-in-sum­mer, is a species of tree or tall shrub in the myr­tle fam­i­ly Myr­taceae. Native to Aus­tralia, it occurs in south­east Queens­land and the north coast and adja­cent ranges of New South Wales. It grows along streams and on swampy flats, and is often the dom­i­nant species where it occurs.