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Family Fabaceae

Glycine clandestina Twining Glycine

A small wiry twining plant, with sparse leaves. The leaf is divided into three leaflets, which are stalkless, or on stalks of equal size. The flowers are pale purple to pink and are borne in small racemes.

Habitat: Grassland, heath and forest on a wide variety of soils.

Flowering: Year round, but with a peak in spring.

Distribution: Widespread in NSW except in the drier parts. All Australian states except WA.

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