Daviesia latifolia R.Br.

Hop Bitter Pea

Open shrub to 3 m or more tall. Leaves variable, ovate-lanceolate to obovate or elliptic, sometimes narrow or linear, to 12 cm long, 2.5 cm wide and with prominent venation. Flowers of 5-20 flowers, yellow and brown, fragrant; spring. Fruit pod about 1 cm long.

Several species are occasionally cultivated, of which this is by far the most common.

E Australia.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Fabaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fabales
family       Fabaceae
genus        Daviesia Sm.