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Dillwynia trichopoda (Blakely) Jobson & P.H.Weston
Family Fabaceae
Subfamily Faboideae
Dillwynia trichopoda (Blakely) Jobson & P.H.Weston APNI*

Synonyms: Dillwynia sp. Trichopoda (J.H.Maiden & J.L.Boorman s.n. 40290) APNI*
Dillwynia parvifolia var. trichopoda Blakely APNI*

Description: Prostrate to spreading shrub up to 1 m high, often with long slender branches; stems with minute, antrorse hairs.

Leaves spirally twisted, narrow-oblong, 2–5 mm long, apex shortly incurved and acuminate, smooth to warty, glabrous or with tuberculate-based hairs.

Inflorescences umbellate, terminal, 1–6-flowered; peduncle 5–15 mm long, often bearing bracts below the flowers; bracts and bracteoles 0.5–1.0 mm long, lanceolate, margins either ciliate and/or with glandular lobes. Calyx 4–6 mm long, glabrous externally, shortly ciliate along margins. Standard 4–6 mm long.

Pods 4–5 mm long; seeds reticulate.

Distribution and occurrence: Chiefly between Goulburn R. and Taralga, with isolated occurrences near Ramornie and Brooms Head in the north and Clyde R. in the south.

Grows in dry sclerophyll forest and woodlands, rarely on coastal headlands, usually on skeletal soils derived from sandstone.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NWS, CC, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

Text by P.H. Weston & P.C. Jobson
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