MATTED BUSH-PEA FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Matted Bush-pea is a prostrate shrub belonging to the pea family. The stems trail along the ground forming a dense mat that can spread to 3 m wide. The leaves are narrow elliptical and about 1 cm in length and 1 mm to 2 mm wide. It develops yellow pea flowers with red centres in spring and summer (September to December). The fruit is flat pod that grows to 7 mm in length.
1m - 3m
grows in open habitat in dry eucalypt forest
attracts birds and butterflies
Victoria, South Australia., New South Wales, Tasmania.
|Common Name:||Matted Bush-pea|
Relatives in same Genus