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Daviesia ulicifolia ssp. ruscifolia

Gorse Bitter-pea

See Daviesia ulicifolia ssp. ulicifolia. Leaves heart-shaped, stems with long hairs

Additional information

  • FamilyFabaceae
  • StoreyLower storey
  • Size1-1.5 m x 1-1.5 m
  • Plant groupingShrubs to 2m
  • LeavesSmall oval to heart-shaped, tapering leaves to 12 mm x 6 mm covered in stiff downy hairs.
  • Flower colourOrange
  • Flowering timeJuly to December
  • FlowersOrange-yellow and yellow-brown
  • Bird attractingNo
  • Butterfly attractingNo
  • Frog habitatNo
  • Growing conditionsMoist soils in mountain forests. Partial sun.
  • Commercially availableNo information available
  • Conservation statusLocally common within its preferred growing conditions
Photographer/s: 1 Marilyn Bull ©; 2, 3 David Francis NatureShare ©

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