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infestation (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
habit in flower (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
habit in fruit (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
leaves (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
stem and once-compound leaf with several pairs of leaflets (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
close-up of leaflets (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
flowers (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
close-up of pea-shaped flower (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
immature fruit with hairy margins (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
mature fruit (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
old fruit that have released their seeds (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
young plant (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
Tephrosia glomeruliflora Meisn.
Tephrosia glomulifera Meisn.
Fabaceae (Queensland, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, and the Northern Territory)Fabaceae: sub-family Faboideae (New South Wales)Leguminosae (South Australia)Papilionaceae (Western Australia)
Native to southern Africa (i.e. Zimbabwe, South Africa and Swaziland).
Widely naturalised in eastern Australia (i.e. in south-eastern, central and northern Queensland and in the coastal districts of northern and central New South Wales).
Pink tephrosia (Tephrosia glomeruliflora) is an emerging environmental weed in south-eastern Queensland.
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