Indigofera australis Willd.

Austral Indigo

Spreading shrub to about 2 m tall with branches eventually arching. Leaves 5-9 cm long, odd-pinnate, with mostly 11-25 oblong to elliptic leaflets 1-4 cm long, 0.5-1 cm wide. Flowers mostly 10-15 cm long. Petals pink to purple or white and faintly scented. Fruit pod cylindrical, 2.5-4.5 cm long, hairless, containing several seeds.

All states except the NT.

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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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fabales
family       Fabaceae
genus        Indigofera L.