Glycine tabacina

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Variable glycine
Glycine tabacina Eastwood.jpg
At Eastwood, Australia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Glycine
Species: G. tabacina
Binomial name
Glycine tabacina
(Labill.) Benth.

Glycine tabacina, commonly known as variable glycine, is a scrambling plant in the bean family found in Australia.[1] It grows in areas of high rainfall, ranging to semi-arid areas. The leaves are in threes, 7 cm long by 2 cm wide. Bluish to purple flowers form on racemes in the warmer months. The bean pod is up to 3 cm long. The habitat is among grasses, often in open country.


  1. ^ "Glycine tabacina (Labill.) Benth". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. 

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