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Broad-leaved wedge-pea

Gompholobium latifolium


Gompholobium latifolium (broad-leaved wedge-pea) is a small shrub which is endemic to Australia. It is a member of the family Fabaceae (pea family) and of the genus Gompholobium.


Australian bushland

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mark_cachia 11 years ago

Yes Jellis is probably right with latifolium. Looks like the ones I see around Sydney which are either latifolium or grandifolium species.

JennytheTurtle 11 years ago

Yeh the soils are normally sandy because of the proximity to the estuary.
Thanks guys! I think Gompholobium latifolium is the right ID :D

Jellis 11 years ago

Could be either the one I suggested or Gompholobium latifolium

Jellis 11 years ago

Don't think it's the Gompholobium virgatum species because of the leaf shape looks too short.

mark_cachia 11 years ago - potentially Gompholobium virgatum - how close were you to the sea? Myall lakes is usually really sandy coastal soil yes?

Jellis 11 years ago

Need confirmation but it might be this one
Gompholobium huegelii (Common Wedge-pea)

Jellis 11 years ago

from this family Gompholobium
But haven't found the species

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New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Sep 16, 2012
Submitted on Sep 20, 2012

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