Austral. Naturalist 10: 167 (1939) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Prostrate shrub; stems rooting at nodes, covered with short, curved, ascending or appressed hairs. Leaves linear to narrow-oblong to spathulate, 2–5 mm long, c. 0.5 mm wide, crowded, glabrous or with a few stiff hairs near apex, smooth, apex acute to shortly acuminate; petiole to c. 0.5 mm long. Flowers 1–4 in sessile or subsessile, terminal and upper axillary clusters; pedicel 1–3 mm long. Calyx 4–5 mm long, virtually glabrous; standard 7–10 mm long, notched, yellow with radiating red veins; wings shorter, obovate-oblong, yellow; keel shortest, obtuse, dark red. Pod ovoid to globular, 4–6 mm long, 3–4 mm wide, villous; seeds usually 2. Flowers Oct.–Dec.
EGU, MonT, SnM. Also NSW. Rare species known only from a few colonies in the upper Snowy River area of East Gippsland where it grows in open woodland on poor stony soils.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|