Swainsonpea

(Sphaerophysa salsula)

  • Up to 5' tall
  • Blooms May to June
  • Flowers 1/4 - 1" long, pea-shaped, & in groups of 4 - 8
  • Leaves compound pinnate, alternate; 9-25 oval leaflets with silvery hairs
  • Seeds form in inflated bladder-like pods
  • Woody taproot with spreading rhizomes