Gompholobium ecostatum

Common Name:

Dwarf Wedge-pea



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Lowan Mallee, Wannon, Grampians, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Wilsons Promontory (CDEJKPT) also SA, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Sandy soils in heathland and heathy woodland 1

Flower Description:

Reddish to apricot 1


Erect shrub to 50 cm tall 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Distinguished from G. huegelii by its red/apricot flowers and linear leaves 2


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Conservation status:

Not threatened


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.