Plants of the Castlemaine District
Variable Glycine - native (Glycine tabacina)
Family: Fabaceae (Pea family).
Occurrence: Rare. Grassland plant.
- its leaves have three leaflets
- the leaflets are stalked, with the central stalk longer than the side stalks
- it is a scrambling plant
- the leaflet shape is variable - from long-elliptical to almost round
- the flowers are blue.
The Glycine genus includes Soya Bean.
Photo: Specimen from Campbells Creek at Castlemaine.