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Hovea montana (Hook.f.) J.H.Ross
Alpine Hovea
This species is a common plant in  alpine meadows and subalpine woodlands in NSW, Victoria and Tasmania and often forms large populations. Its habit and leaves are distinctive.

Hovea montana Hovea montana
Description:Flower Description:Flower - side view
  Location:Mt Cope, Falls Creek,Victoria Location:Mt Cope, Falls Creek,Victoria
  GPS coordinates:36˚55.4080S, 14717.3610E GPS coordinates:36˚55.4080S, 14717.3610E
  Date:4 January 2017 Date:4 January 2017
  Field No.:5901 Field No.:5901
     
  Hovea montana Hovea montana
 
Description:Plant Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location:Mt Cope, Falls Creek,Victoria Location:Alpine Way, New South Wales
  GPS coordinates:36˚55.4080S, 14717.3610E GPS coordinates:N/A
  Date:4 January 2017 Date:30 December 2008
  Field No.:5901 Field No.:U922
     
  Hovea montana Hovea montana
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant in habitat
  Location: Falls Creek, Victoria Location:Mt Cope, Falls Creek,Victoria
  GPS coordinates:36˚55.4590, 14717.219E GPS coordinates:36˚55.4080S, 14717.3610E
  Date:4 January 2009 Date:4 January 2017
  Field No.:U923 Field No.:5901
     

 

References (accessed 8 October 2017):

Thompson, I.R. (2001), Morphometric analysis and revision of eastern Australian Hovea (Brongniartieae - Fabaceae). Australian Systematic Botany 14(1):73-74

https://vicflora.rbg.vic.gov.au/flora/taxon/29e7c895-1bd5-4d85-84d6-97721545ada0

 

 

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