Common Flat-pea

Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Platylobium
Species: obtusangulum
Main Flower Colour: Yellow


The Common Flat Pea is an upright, trailing or straggling shrub that grows to about one metre tall. The leaves are triangular shaped with very short stalks and up to 3 cm long with a sharp tip. The pea flowers are orange yellow with red centres and are produced in spring and summer. The fruit is a flat pod up to 15 mm and 10 mm wide.

Flowering start in September and ends in November.


The main flower colour is yellow.

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Bio Regions

Kanmantoo (KAN)

Region Specifics

Kangaroo Island

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