Glycine tabacina - Native Soybean

Glycine tabacina

Love Creeper

Other names: Native soybean
Family: Fabaceae
Habitat: Sheltered forests and rainforest gullies
Uses: Tubers (tap-roots) edible and were reported to be eaten by Aboriginies.
References: Robinson

A slender trailer (not climbing), found in moist situations on better soils, usualyl among dense undergrowth, especially grasses. Pea flowers, 6-10mm long, in October-December, variable in colour, mostly mauve.

Glycine tabacina - Native Soybean
Photo: Mitchell Park, Cattai NSW

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