Pultenaea scabra

Common name: 

Rough Bush-pea

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEJKNPRSTWZ) also SA, NSW

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

Moist forest, occasionally dry forest and heath1

Flower description:

Yellow and red1

Habit:

Shrub to 3 m high1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves are similar to P. daphnoides however the leaves of P. scabra are rough and hairy and not pointed at the tip2

Images:
Image of Pultenaea scabra
Image of Pultenaea scabra
Image of Pultenaea scabra Image: Mike Bayly
Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

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