Pultenaea stricta

Common name: 

Rigid Bush-pea

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Midlands, Otway Plain, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory (DEJKNPT) also SA, NSW, Tas

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

Grows in most damp heathlands and other damp situations in the Prom1

Flower description:

Dark yellow and brown1

Habit:

Slender shrub to 1 m tall2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species is similar to P. gunnii. The two are distinguished by the presence of brown, papery bracts around the flower1,2

Images:
Image of Pultenaea stricta
Image of Pultenaea stricta
Image of Pultenaea stricta Image: David Meagher
Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

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