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Dillwynia rudis Sieber ex DC. APNI*
Synonyms: Dillwynia sericea subsp. b sensu jacobs & pickard (1981) A.Cunn. APNI*
Description: Erect shrub 0.15–1.5 m high; stems with dense appressed hairs.
Leaves linear, 8–18 mm long, apex shortly acuminate and often incurved, warty, glabrous or with scattered, abruptly bent hairs.
Inflorescences usually 2-flowered, axillary, sessile or almost so; bracts 1–3 mm long, obovate, hairy, caducous; bracteoles 0.5–2 mm long or absent, linear-lanceolate, hairy or occasionally glabrous with ciliate margins. Calyx 4–7 mm long, glabrous to coarsely hairy. Standard 3–5 mm long.
Pods 3–6 mm long; seeds reticulate.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows often on sandstone or granite ridges, in heath and woodland; from the Sydney region west to the Goulburn R. area and south along the coast and ranges, with a possible outlier at The Rock (SWS).
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, CT, ST, CWS, ?SWS
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas. S.A.
See note under D. sericea.
Text by P.H. Weston & P.C. Jobson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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