Australian Native Plants

  Jacksonia furcellata (Grey Stinkwood)


Jacksonia furcellata photo
Jacksonia furcellata (cultivated, labelled) Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




GREY STINKWOOD FACTS

distribution map showing range of Jacksonia furcellata in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Grey Stinkwood

Description
Grey Stinkwood is greyish in appearance with leafless stems like broom. It is variable in form from prostrate groundcover to a weeping shrub or upright shrub. It produces yellow or orange flowers in late spring and summer (from October to March).

Height
0.4m - 4m

Habitat
Grey Stinkwood is found on sand plains, swampy depressions and river banks. It is a good coloniser of cleared land and is often seen growing where soil has been disturbed, such as along road sides.

Distribution
south west of Western Australia where it is a common plant of the Swan Coastal Plain

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Fabales
Family:Fabaceae
Genus:Jacksonia
Species:furcellata
Common Name:Grey Stinkwood