Description.
Open, many-branched shrub to 2 metres in height. The ‘leaves’ (phyllodes) are typically oval-shaped, dull grey-green or blue-green, and waxy or leathery to the touch. Unlike D. leptophylla, the leaves of D. latifolia have prominent reticulate (ënet-likeí) venation. Produces clusters of yellow pea flowers with markings in orange and red. The fruits are triangular and consist of two wings held together until maturity, whereupon they become dry and papery and split apart, dispersing one or two mottled seeds.
Propagation.
Seed is protected by a hard seed coat which must be broken (either by nicking, abrading, or soaking briefly in near-boiling water) before it will germinate. Germinates readily after treatment. May also grow from cuttings.
Flowering.
Generally September and October, though a small number may flower into December.
Locations.
Most abundant in the Murraguldrie area. A population occurs on a roadside between Mangoplah and Cookardinia.

Based on the flora of the Graham Centre Biodiversity Nursery