Trailing or mat-forming plant, growing 1-2.5 m wide. Blue-green crinkly roundish leaves consisting of three leaflets. Leaf tips often notched and hairy underneath. Flowers are pea-like and bright red, held on long stalks along the branches. Seed pods up to 50 mm long and hairy.
Crinkly leaves consisting of three leaflets. Bright red pea flowers.
Perennial. Fast-growing. Food for caterpillars and nectar for butterflies. The nectar was used as a food source by Aboriginal people and the stems were utilised as a fibre.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia