heart-leaf poison bush


heart-leaf poison bush

a woody perennial shrub, Gastrolobium grandiflorum, with several woody stems growing from a lignotuber, greyish-green leaves tapered at the base, and pea-shaped dark red to purplish flowers; native to arid parts of northern Australia from the Hamersley Range in WA to the Cape York Peninsula and the central highlands of Qld; poisonous to stock.
Also, desert poison bush; WA, wallflower poison bush.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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