Swainsona cadellii F.Muell. ex C.Moore & Betche APNI*
Synonyms: Swainsona greyana subsp. cadellii (F.Muell. ex C.Moore & Betche) A.T.Lee APNI*
Description: Perennial to c. 1 m high; stems glabrous or sparsely pubescent with spreading basifixed hairs.
Leaves 5–15 cm long; leaflets usually 15–25, mostly narrow-ovate, the lower 10–20 mm long, 3–6 mm wide, apex obtuse to emarginate, both surfaces glabrous or lower surface pubescent; stipules usually 2–5 mm.
Racemes 15–20-flowered; flowers 15–20 mm long. Calyx pubescent, teeth much longer than tube. Corolla white, pink or purple; keel apex obtuse to acute. Style tip straight or ± incurved.
Pod elliptic, mostly 25–40 mm long, glabrous; style c. 4 mm long; stipe often > 5 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on red sandy loam soils in eucalypt woodland and grassland.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, CWS, NWP
Text by J. Thompson & T. A. James
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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