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Family Fabaceae

Dillwynia floribunda var. floribunda

An inconspicuous shrub with mostly upright branches crowded with needle-like upward-pointing leaves, which are covered in small bumps. It is only in flower that this shrub becomes noticed, when the ends of the branches bear up to 25cm long 'cigars' of yellow flowers, in a very dense cluster around the stem.

Flowering: winter and spring.

Habitat: Dry open forest on sandy soils.

Distribution: in Sydney in the coastal zone. From the NSW south coast to Queensland.

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