Indigo - Australian

Scientific Name: 
Indigofera australis
Family Name: 
Place of Origin: 
Plant Description: 
An ornamental, leguminous plant with showy flowers.
Plant Height: 
To 2m
Plant Use: 
Bee Fodder
Of Interest: 
A beautiful wildlife tree providing pollen and nectar. Also useful as a dye plant producing a yellow-fawn colour when a mordant is used. It is said Aboriginal Australians would crush the leaves and use the roots to kill fish and eels.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Plant Type: 
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 

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