HANDSOME FLAT-PEA FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Handsome Flat-pea is a small to medium shrub that grows to about two metres in height. Its habit is an upright shrub, or trailing plant. The leaves are ovate or heart-shaped with very short stalks and grow up to 5 cm long and 2 cm wide. The plant produces yellow pea flowers with red centres in spring. The fruit is flat pods to 4 cm long which may be smooth or hairy.
1m - 2m
found in woodland, heathland and open forest
Platylobium formosum is found on the east coast of Australia from south east Queensland, eastern New South Wales, eastern Victoria and north-east Tasmania.
|Common Name:||Handsome Flat-pea|
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