- 3 - 10' tall and 3 1/2' wide
- Blooms May to July
- Flowers 1" long andpea-like
- Flat seedpods burst open in late summer, throwing small black seeds
- Leaves alternate, 1/2" - 1" wide, pinnately compound, dark green above, paler and fuzzy below
- Stems slender, green, grooved and up to 2" wide; commonly without leaves and may appear "tangled"
- Reproduces by seed
- Taproot up to 24" deep
There are few occurrences of this species documented in Colorado. View the knownNorth American Distribution Map.
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