Hovea elliptica (Sm.) DC.
Prodr. 2:115 (1825)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current
Wednesday 19 June 1996
Slender, erect shrub or tree, (0.4-)0.6-3 m high. Fl. blue-purple/white, Aug to Dec. Laterite, gravel, clay loam, sandy loam, sandy soils. Rocky slopes, granite outcrops, stabilized sand dunes, slopes, ridges.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Cranbrook, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Manjimup, Nannup, Plantagenet.