Slender often trailing native pea to 50 cm. Fan-shaped leaves on long stalks up to 15 cm long, comprising 5-7, smooth-edged sparsely hairy leaflets, dotted with minute glands above and below. Spikes of bluish or mauve-purple pea flowers. Black wrinkled shiny seedpods.
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Leaves are in leaflets of five to seven parts whereas most of the Cullen species have clover-like leaves with three leaflets.
Perennial. Widespread, often on heavy clay soils in grassland and grassy woodland. Highly palatable to grazing animals. Threatened in Vic.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia