Gompholobium huegelii

Common name: 

Common Wedge-pea

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Murray Mallee, Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Otway Plain, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEHJKMNPRSTVWXYZ) also NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Sandy heaths and heath understories in open forests1

Flower description:



Erect or spreading shrub to 1 m2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The leaves of this species are divided into three distinct leaflets1

Image of Gompholobium huegelii
Image of Gompholobium huegelii
Image of Gompholobium huegelii Image: David Meagher
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria