darling pea

Definitions of darling pea

n either of two Australian plants of the genus Swainsona that are poisonous to sheep

poison bush
Swainsona galegifolia, smooth darling pea
erect or trailing perennial of eastern Australia having axillary racemes of blue to purple or red flowers
Swainsona grandiflora, Swainsona greyana, hairy darling pea
shrubby perennial of southern Australia having downy or woolly stems and undersides of leaves and racemes of red to pink flowers
Type of:
subshrub, suffrutex
low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base

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