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Annual herb; stems prostrate to erect, 10-30 cm long/tall, slender, glabrous or sparsely appressed-hairy.
Alternate, pinnately compound; leaflets 3 to 6, oblong to elliptic, blunt-tipped, 4-12 mm long, often glaucous; stipules tiny, gland-like.
Inflorescence of single, pea-like flowers on stalks from the leaf axils, the stalks 3-20 mm long, with a 2- to 3-parted bract just below the flower; corollas pale yellow or salmon, reddish-tinged, quickly fading, 4-6 mm long; calyces 2 mm long, hairy, the linear-lanceolate lobes shorter than the tube.
Pods, oblong, 1.5-3 cm long, hairless, wavy-margined, constricted between the 4 to 9 seeds.
Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia