Indigofera alternans

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A small, flat, annual plant that grows in the wild along roadsides and disturbed places. It forms a mat up to 50cm in diameter. The long stems are covered with fine hairs. Leaves are pinnately compound, terminal leaflet obovate, light-green and hairless above and grey-green and hairy below. It bears pea-like pink to red flowers from summer to autumn. The fruit is a small, bent pencil-like pod up to 10mm long.

GARDEN THEMES:
Desert

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