Narrow Leaf Bitter Pea

Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Daviesia
Species: eptophylla
Main Flower Colour: Yellow

Description

Broom-like shrub to 2 m high; upper branchlets often leafless.

Phyllodes linear, 0–6.5 cm long, 0–5 mm wide, apex tapered to obtuse, base tapered, upper surface convex with slightly recurved margins, dull yellow-green; venation conspicuous, longitudinal, with a stronger vein near each margin.

Racemes 5–10-flowered; rachis 2.5–10 mm long including 1.3–5 mm peduncle. Calyx 2.2–4.2 mm long including 0.8–1.6 mm receptacle; upper 2 teeth united in a truncate lip.

Pod 7–8 mm long, 4–6 mm wide.

Flowering start in October and ends in December.

Identification

The main flower colour is yellow.

References

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Daviesia~leptophyllaCreated: 31 Oct 2014 - Member - Stephen L (Clare SA)
Updated: 21 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

Flinders Lofty Block (FLB)

Region Specifics

Spring Gully Road

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