Family, Pulse. Color, pale blue. Corolla, very large, handsome, 2 inches long. Flowers, 1 to 3 on short peduncles, axillary. Leaves, of 3 separate leaflets, each on short stalks, narrow, tipped with a little point, attended by small, narrow stipules. June to August.
The plant climbs by twining or is self-sustaining. Dry soil, on banks and hillsides, New Jersey and New York to Florida and westward.