Plants of the Castlemaine District

Scented Bush-pea - native (Pultenaea graveolens)

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bush pea

Family: Fabaceae (Pea family).

Native of Australia.

Scented Bush-pea is abundant along parts of Porcupine Ridge Road south of Vaughan. It grows to a metre or more high. The flowers are single, on short stalks from the leaf bases.

VROTS: vulnerable. Listed under the Fauna and Flora Guarantee Act.

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Scented Bush-pea is listed as rare and endangered.

Name: graveolens:strongly smelling.

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Photos: Scented Bush-pea. Porcupine Ridge.