Gorse Bitter Pea

Daviesia ulicifolia subsp. ulicifolia

A very prickly shrub to about 1 metre high; instead of leaves it has phyllodes which are modified stems, that are very pungent (sharp pointed).
The paired pea-like flowers are bright yellow with small red/orange markings.

Subspecies ulicifolia can have flowers in a group of two to five flowers.

Created on ... June 26, 2007
Revised on ... October 3, 2015

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