Jacksonia floribundaCommon name: Holly Pea

Meaning of name: Jacksonia honours George Jackson (1780 – 1811) a Scottish botanist. Floribunda is from the Latin words flos or floris, meaning flower, and abundus, meaning abounding in.

Distribution: Occurs from Three Springs to Perth.

Remarks: A shrub to 5 metres tall. The yellow to orange and brown flowers are produced from October to February.

References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.