Southern Swainson Pea
Prostrate to erect spreading heb to 15 cm tall and up to 30 cm in diameter. Dark green leaves are divided along a central stem (pinnate) and have finely pointed tips. Small triangular leaf-like bract (stipule) at the base of the leaves. Clusters of 2-7 purplish pea flowers.
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Stems soft and downy with spreading hairs. Two bottom petals are fused to form a keel which is characteristically twisted in this species. Leaves are opposite.
Perennial. Well-drained soil in grassland and grassy woodland.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia