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Georges Indigo (Indigofera georgei) is a low growing shrub, that can also be seen with an erect spindly shrub. The leaves are a velvety blue-grey with up to 5-7 leaflets. It flowers between May to September, with flower spikes measuring up to 25 cm in length, varying in colour through pink, lilac, red or purple.

Can be found in the Pilbara, Carnarvon, Gascoyne, Little Sandy Desert, Gibson Desert, Central Ranges, Yalgoo, Murchison, Central Australia, Standley Chasm and Great Victorian Desert regions.

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Phylum: Charophyta
  • Class: Equisetopsida
  • Subclass: Magnoliidae
  • Superorder: Rosanae
  • Order: Fabales
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Genus: Indigofera
  • Species: Indigofera georgei