Painted Lady

Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Gompholobium
Species: scabrum
Main Flower Colour: Mauve

Description

This slender little bush with small narrow leaves has some of the most striking flowers of the pea family. Flowers are pink/mauve with reddish tinges, and at about 2cm across they really stand out in the type of heath scrub where the shrub grows to about one metre tall. Favours sandy soil, and is widespread across southern WA

Flowering start in August and ends in November.

Identification

The main flower colour is mauve.

References

http://esperancewildflowers.blogspot.com.au/search/label/Fabaceae%20-%20Gompholobium

Created: 05 Aug 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 21 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

ESP - Esperance Plains

Specifics

Stirling Ranges NP, WA

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