Botanical name

Podalyria argentea

Family

Fabaceae

Status

Endangered

Podalyria argentea
Podalyria argentea
Podalyria argentea
Podalyria argentea
Podalyria argentea
Podalyria argentea

Description

Much-branched, resprouting shrub to 40cm. Leaves 1-foliolate, elliptic to broadly elliptic, silky above, silvery felted beneath; showy flowers bright pink with white centre, bracts broadly ovate, pointed.

Latin: argentum, silver; -eum, resemblance in colour: referring to silvery leaves.

Habitat

Sandstone lower slopes

Flower Date

September to November