Plants of the Castlemaine district

Common Wedge-pea - native (Gompholobium huegelii)



Family: Fabaceae (Pea family).

Other names: Karella.


Common bushland plant.


Elsewhere (e.g. Ballarat and Bendigo), the flowers are a lighter yellow.

Common Wedge-pea. 1, 2: Castlemaine. The bright yellow flowers and narrow leaflets are distictive. 3: Pale flowers from Enfield.

pea pea pea pea 4: Common Wedge-pea with bee. 5: The leaves are trifoliate with a very short leaf-stalk. Photos 4, 5: Max Schlachter.