Pultenaea mollis

Common name: 

Soft Bush-pea

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEJKNPRSTWZ) also NSW, Tas

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

Stringybark forests throughout the Prom1

Flower description:

Yellow and red1


Shrub to 3 m tall2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species is distinguished by its soft leaves, which are linear and about 20 mm long1

Image of Pultenaea mollis
Image of Pultenaea mollis Image: David Meagher
Image of Pultenaea mollis 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