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of Common Weeds
|Botanical Name:||Daviesia leptophylla Synonym(s): Daviesia virgata , Daviesia corymbosa var. stjohnii , Daviesia corymbosa var. virgata|
|Common Name:||Narrow-leaf Bitter-pea , Slender Bitter-pea|
|Sold As:||Tube ($2.00)|
|Medium Shrub (1 to 2 m)|
|Full Sun, Partial Shade
Tolerates Most Soil Types, Dry, Well Drained
|2 m x 2 m|
|Foliage:||Narrow-elliptic, stiff dull green leaves to 9 cm x 10 mm. Conspicuous lengthwise veins, especially near margins.|
|Flowers:||1-4 short, many-flowered sprays of yellow and red pea flowers in each leaf axil. Pods triangular. September-January|
|Open erect shrub with angular ribbed branchlets. Insignificant plant until it flowers. Provides a natural look to a garden planted in swarms under eucalypts, especially stringybarks.|