Vascular – Exotic
Trees & Shrubs - Dicotyledons
Terrestrial. Especially at coastal sites.
Erect shrub to about 1 m tall, appearing silvery due to abundant silky hairs. Simple obovate leaves very shortly petiolate up to 35 mm long. Pink flowers about 10 mm long, held singly in the axils of upper leaves. The seed pod is up to 35 mm long.
This species is distinguished from all of the other leguminous shrubs by the large simple silky leaves and the small solitary axillary flowers and very large, inflated, sausage like pods.
throughout the year.
Reason For Introduction
Can tolerate salt