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stamp - Swainsona formosa


Date of issue: 24 March 2014
Designer: Jo Mure, Australia Post Design Studio
Printer: McKellar Renown (Pemara Labels)

Plant: Swainsona formosa

Family: Fabaceae

Sturt's Desert Pea

Trailing plant spreading to 2m.
Grey-green pinnate leaves.
Brilliant red flowers with black 'boss' centre.
Occurs in arid areas of WA, SA, NT, NSW, Qld.

State floral emblem for South Australia.


 


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