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PeaSwainsona recta   

Small purple pea at Mount Taylor

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Swainsona recta at Mount Taylor - 30 Oct 2018
Swainsona recta at Mount Taylor - 30 Oct 2018
Swainsona recta at Mount Taylor - 30 Oct 2018

Identification history

Pea Swainsona recta 6 Nov 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Pea Swainsona monticola 1 Nov 2018 BettyDonWood
Pea Swainsona recta 1 Nov 2018 PeterR

Author's notes

Colony under pressure from dry conditions and overgrazing by macropods.

5 comments

   1 Nov 2018
With hairs appressed (pressed close) to the stenpms, and calyx (cupping the flower) teeth a lot shorter than the calyx tube, I think this is probably monticola. It is a pity that that there is not a decent photo of the leaves.
PeterR wrote:
   2 Nov 2018
Many thanks will see if I can get a clear photos of the leaves.
   6 Nov 2018
Emma Cook who has surveyed all the Swainsona in this area, provided the identification
   6 Nov 2018
Just goes to show that IDing from photos is a minefield.
PeterR wrote:
   7 Nov 2018
Many thanks to all for the help with the ID.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 30 Oct 2018 5:30 PM Recorded on
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