COMMON HOVEA FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
The Common Hovea is a slender upright shrub with hairy stems and branches. The lower leaves are elliptic or obovate, growing to about 1cm to 2.5cm long and 5mm to 10mm wide. The upper leaves are long and narrow about 3cm to 6cm long and 2mm to 4mm wide. The upper leaf surface is strongly veined with hairs on the underside. Purple (or less commonly white) pea shaped flowers are produced in early spring (August to September). The fruit is a pod growing to about 8mm long.
found in eucalypt forest.
Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria., South Australia, Tasmania.,
|Common Name:||Common Hovea|
Relatives in same Genus