Plants of the Castlemaine District

Red Parrot-pea - native (Dillwynia hispida)

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Family: Fabaceae (Pea family).

Native of Australia.

Red Parrot-pea is uncommon. Most local records are from the Maldon district.

Identify by:

Dillwynia: after L. J. Dillwyn, a Welsh botanist; hispida: rough with short stiff hairs.

Photos 1: Dalmation Track, Moliagul. 2, 3: Smiths Reef.

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