Daviesia ulicifolia subsp. ulicifolia

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Shrub to 2 m high; stems usually glabrous. Phyllodes narrow-ovate or narrow-elliptic, 4–35 mm long, 1–3 mm wide, leaf length to width ratio (3.5–)4–12; tapering at apex and base; upper surface convex with prominent midrib. Flowers in umbels of 2–5 or solitary; standard yellow. Flowers Aug.–Nov.

CVU, EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, MonT, NIS, OtP, OtR, SnM, Strz, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, WaP, WPro, Wim. Apart from the north and north-west, widespread across most of the state in a wide variety of habitats.  .

A highly variable subspecies with few distinguishing features. Plants in Victoria are generally distinguished from D. ulicifolia subsp. ruscifolia by the narrower leaves and yellow standard petal.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2016-04-19
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Fabales
family Fabaceae
genus Daviesia
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Daviesia ulicifolia subsp. ulicifolia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Daviesia ulicifolia subsp. ulicifolia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Otway Ranges present native
Strzelecki Ranges present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

State distribution

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South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory