Native Plants Queensland
Townsville Branch
           PO Box 363 Aitkenvale Qld 4814

 

 

 

 

Jacksonia thesioides

Fabaceae

 

 


Form and Size: A dwarf to medium shrub, 0.3-4m high, with slender, angular branches which may be smooth
or silvery-hairy - new growth is silky-hairy and may be pendant

Distribution: North-eastern Qld.; in sandy or gravelly soils, often on river flats

Leaves: Reduced to scales

Bark: Rough, corky, yellowish-brown

Flowers: Pea-shaped, mauve-purple, about 0.5cm across

Flowering Period: May to September

Fruit: Pods, oblong, inflated, about 0.5cm long

Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from treated seed or cuttings