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Psoralea Pinnata

Psoralea Pinnata

Common name  fountain bush, penwortel, blue broom, Albany broom, African scurf pea, taylorina, blue psoralea, Dally pine
Botanical name  Psoralea Pinnata
Details  Native to South Africa. Looking a little like rosemary.
Flowers October to December extremely attractive to bees.
Flowering is followed by the production of small pods, each of these contain a single dark brown seed.
Establishes in Gumlands, dry shrubland, coastline, estuaries, bush tracks, forest margins, and fernland, especially in warmer areas.
Will even persist under pines and wattles. It would seem that it can successfully compete with established trees in difficult wet areas.
Family  Fabaceae
Flowers  blue, white, pale purple
Height (m)  1.5 - 4
Drought tolerance  
Evergreen  
Nitrogen fixer  
Perennial  
Shade / Sun  Full sun to part shade
Soil type  Prefers damp
Wind tolerance  Good
Tags    legume  nitrogen  succession