Plants of the Castlemaine District

Grey Parrot-pea - native (Dillwynia cinerascens)

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Family:Fabaceae (Pea family).

Native of Australia.

Grey Parrot-pea is a widespread and fairly common open shrub.

Identify by:

Lewis W. Dillwyn (1778-1855) an English botanist; cinerascens: becoming ash grey.

Photos 1, 2: Wewak Track, Porcupine Ridge.