Seeds of South Australia
Pultenaea stricta (Leguminosae)
Erect Bush-pea
List of species for Pultenaea
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Herbarium region:
South Eastern
NRM region:
South East
IBRA regions
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic Plain
 Near Threatened
Bridgewater (NCP01)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Glenelg Plain (NCP02) 
 Near Threatened
RSCA map:
Regional Species Conservation Assessments per IBRA subregion. Please click the thumbnail map.
AVH map:
Australian distribution map (external link)
SA Census:
Census of South Australian plants (external link)     [genus Pultenaea]
Name derivation:
Pultenaea named after Richard Pulteney (1730 – 1801), a English physician, botanist and biographer of Carl Linnaeus. Stricta from the Latin 'strictus' meaning drawn together, straight or erect; referring to the stiff upright habit of the species.
Found only in the lower South-east in South Australia, growing in open or wet heaths often in damp sites or in swamps. Also found in Victoria and Tasmania.
Native. Uncommon in South Australia. Common in the other states.
Plant description:
Flowering between September and November.