Dillwynia phylicoides A.Cunn. APNI*
Description: Prostrate to erect shrub to 1.5 m high; stems covered with spreading, stiff hairs.
Leaves spirally twisted, linear to narrow-oblong, usually 3–8 mm long, apex acute to shortly acuminate and often incurved, smooth to tuberculate, covered with stiff hairs or if ± glabrous then usually with stiff hairs near apex.
Inflorescences usually capitate, terminal and in the upper axils, often tightly clustered, 1–8-flowered; peduncle usually <0.1 cm long, often bearing bracts below the flowers; bracts 1–2 mm long; bracteoles 1–2 mm long. Calyx 4–6 mm long, covered externally with stiff hairs or occasionally the hairs few or absent. Standard 7–12 mm long.
Pod 5–7 mm long; seeds smooth.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in dry sclerophyll woodland to forest on acidic, well-drained soils.
NSW subdivisions: NT, ST
Text by P.H. Weston & P.C. Jobson
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