General: Annual or sometimes short-lived perennial herb; stems prostrate to erect, 10-50 cm long, branched from the base, downy.
Leaves: Alternate, pinnately compound; leaflets 3, egg-shaped with a wedge-shaped base, 0.5-2 cm long, not spotted, hairy to glabrous, the upper margins toothed; stipules entire to shallowly toothed, lanceolate, not sheathing, 3-6 mm long.
Flowers: Inflorescence a compact, spike-like, axillary raceme of 10 to 40 pea-like flowers, the racemes to 1 cm long on stalks equalling or longer than the leaves; corollas yellow, 2-3 mm long; calyces bell-shaped, about 1 mm long.
Fruits: Pods, kidney-shaped, coiled through about one spiral, 2-3 mm long, unarmed, net-ridged, glabrous or short-hairy, becoming black; seeds 1.
Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2019. E-Flora BC:
Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia [eflora.bc.ca]. Lab for
Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British
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