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Hardenbergia is a small genus of three species, the most common and best known of which is H. violacea, a flowering plant in the pea family Fabaceae. Native to Australia, ranging from Queensland to Tasmania. This is a creeping vine that is very adaptable to extreme natural conditions. It regrows from its roots after fire, and the seeds are dispersed by ants. It goes by a multitude of common names, but my favourite is "Happy Wanderer".
It occurs in a variety of habitats from coast to mountains, usually in open forest/woodland and sometimes in heath. This specimen was found at a rural property. The area surrounded by dry native woodlands.