Glycine clandestina (broad leaf form) in the Nambucca Local Government Area - profile

Indicative distribution


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Scientific name: Glycine clandestina (broad leaf form) - endangered population
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered Population
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Gazetted date: 16 Mar 2001
Profile last updated: 01 Dec 2017

Description

A wiry, twining climber, 0.3 to 2m in length. The sparse leaves are divided into three leaflets on stems up to 4mm long. The leaflets are covered by a dense coating of short white hairs. The flowering branches are up to 21 cm long; petals are 5 to 9 mm long and are mauve, blue or pink in colour. Flowering occurs throughout the year but with a peak in spring. The Nambucca Glycine differs from the common Glycine clandestina by its broad, oval leaves.

Distribution

Only known from two locations about 200m apart on narrow shelf of a headland immediately south of Scotts Head.

Habitat and ecology

  • Dense, low, coastal grassland (largely Kangaroo Grass and other native species) on black soils. Nambucca Glycine occurs with, and may be confused with, Glycine tabacina and Galactia tenuiflora.

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Information sources

IBRA Bioregion IBRA Subregion Known or predicted Geographic restrictions region
NSW North CoastMacleay Hastings Known within 1 km of coast between Nambucca River and Grassy Head