Vetch – Crown

Coronilla varia

Family Bean or Pea (Fabaceae)
Bloom Summer
Habitat Sunny, roadsides, fields
Status Non-Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 1-2′
Flower Round clusters of clover-like bi-colored (pink & white) flowers on long stalks that arise from leaf axils.
Leaf Leaves are pinnately compound with 10-20 fuzzy leaflets. The central hairy leafstalk terminates in a thread-like tendril that may be branched.
Notes Stems are fuzzy, reclining or prostrate. Fruit is an elongated, flat pod.


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