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Large-leaf Bush-pea

Pultenaea daphnoides

Description:

A shrub about 3 metres tall with bright yellow pea flowers with deep red keel petals and red markings radiating from the centre on the standard petals. Glossy leaves were wedge-shaped (cuneate) with a short spine at the tip. The flower buds were covered with brown bracts which drop off when the flower opens.

Habitat:

Spotted along the periphery of a sports oval - local park. This plant is endemic to Australia and grows anywhere between heathland and wet sclerophyll forests along the South Australia, eastern coastal states and Tasmania.

Notes:

Family: Fabaceae

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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 7 months ago

That's a pretty one, Leuba. Nice spotting!

Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Sep 10, 2020
Submitted on Sep 10, 2020

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