Monday, August 8, 2016

Purple flowers of the Native Sarsaparilla vine

8th August 2016

Native Sarsaparilla Hardenbergia violacea (Also known as Happy Wanderer or False Coral Pea) is a twining vine common in the local area.  Purple 10mm flowers appear in spring, however this one was flowering abundantly at the Charles & Motee Rogers Bushland Reserve, Highfields today. 

Flowers of the Native Sarsparilla Hardenbergia violacea , creeping up on a eucalyptus tree.

Native Sarsparilla Hardenbergia violacea 

Native Sarsparilla Hardenbergia violacea