Crotalaria cunninghamii seed

Crotalaria cunninghamii, known as the Green Bird Flower, is a shrub to about 3 metres tall with hairy branches and foliage.
The leaves are oval shaped and about 30 mm long.

The large, greenish pea flowers occur in winter and spring on long spikes at the ends of the branches. The flowers are streaked with fine, black lines. The seed pods are up to 40 mm long.

The sap from the leaves of this species were used by aborigines to treat eye infections.