Coronilla varia

Common Name: 
trailing crown vetch
Scientific Name: 
Coronilla varia L.
Family Name: 
Fabaceae (Leguminosae) - Pea or Bean Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced perennial, reproducing by seed and rhizomes
sprawling over ground or other vegetation
Stems of Trailing Crownvetch
alternate, stipules, pinnately compound; leaflets oval, 9 to 25, bristle tipped
Leaves of Trailing Crownvetch
pea-like flowers, usually bi-colored - pink and white; clustered on long-stalked umbels; axillary
Flowers of Trailing Crownvetch
Seed Pods
cylindrical, long and thin, 3-14 segments