Plants of the Castlemaine District

Dwarf Bush-pea - native (Pultenaea humilis)

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bush pea

Family: Fabaceae (Pea family).

Native of Australia.

Dwarf Bush-pea is abundant along parts of Fryers Ridge Road. It is a small shrub with crowded greyish leaves. From above the leaves appear to be a rosette at the tip of the branches.

Identify by:

Name: humilis: low, small.

Photos: Fryers Ridge.

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