Native Verbine, Native Scurf-pea, Tall Verbine
Shrub or perennial forb, often appearing annual, to 2.5m tall. Leaves alternating along the stem. Leaves composed of 3 flat leaflets, 1-7cm long, usually 10-30mm wide, flat, dotted with brown to black glands, hairless or sparsely hairy on the upper surface, hairy below, the edges toothed. Flowers pink, bluish, or purple. Flowers pea-shaped, with five petals, two almost joined together. Flowers in racemes of 20+ flowers, the stalks arisng from the bases of the leaves. Endangered Vic. Threatened list Vic.
Description and photo (as Psoralea australasica) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 407