|Daviesia genistifolia - Broom Bitter Pea|
Family - Fabaceae (Faboideae)
Common name - Broom Bitter Pea
Flowers and fruit - Small yellow and red-brown flowers are borne in leaf axils on short stalks. Seed pods are triangular. Flowering period is from August to October.
Leaves and stems - Leaves are reduced to spikes, rigid, and sharp. Stems and spines are striated.
Habit and habitat - Daviesia genistifolia is a low, multistemmed shrub which grows in open woodland.
|Notice the striations in the stem and spines of Daviesia genistifolia|
|Unripe seed pods of Daviesia genistifolia|
|Daviesia genistifolia (Broom Bitter Pea) flowering in The Pilliga|