Flower. Photo: Keir Morse, Oregon, USA

Flower on stem. Photo: Zoya Akulova, California, USA

Flower, leaves, and stems. Photo: JC Schou, Denmark

Leaf. Photo: Keir Morse, Oregon, USA

Common Name

Slender Wild-pea




Introduced annual forb to 50cm tall. Leaves alternating up the stems, compound, with 2 leaflets, each flat, 2-5cm long, 1-7mm wide, hairless, tips pointed. Flowers pea-shaped, red, with 5 petals, 2 almost joined together. Flowers single, the stalks arising from the bases of the leaves.

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