Plants of the Castlemaine District

Small-leaf Parrot-pea - native (Dillwynia phylicoides)

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Family: Fabaceae (Pea family).

Native of Australia.

Small-leaf Parrot-pea is moderately common south of Castlemaine e.g. Fryers Ridge and Porcupine Ridge.

Identify by:

phylicoides: like the genus Phylica, referring to the small, narrow leaves.

Photos 1, 2: Wewak Track, Porcupine Ridge.