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Twining Glycine, Love Creeper
Glycine clandestina is a slender twiner, common in moist conditions on shaded hillsides and coastal forests, in grassland, heath, woodland and forest.
The stems and branches are hairy. The dark green leaves consist of 3 short-stemmed leaflets, varying in shape from linear to lanceolate, 1 to 4 cm long and 4-10mm wide.
The small pea flowers of Glycine clandestina vary from pale pink through mauve to pale blue and grow in the upper leaf axils in small loose clusters.
Glycine clandestina flowers all year round.