|Scientific name:||Polygala myrtifolia L|
Myrtle-leaf milkwort (Bellarine pea)
Not declared noxious in Victoria.
The species is commonly found in coastal areas on shallow soils over calcrete or deep calcareous sands (Carter et al, 1990). It is known to establish in dune systems, coastal bluffs and also in shrublands and woodlands (Muyt, 2001). Furthermore it has been noted to establish in heathlands and heathy woodlands, mallee, lowland, grassland and grassy woodland, dry sclerophyll forests and riparian vegetation (Carr et al, 1992).