Family, Pulse. The standard of the white corolla is longer than the other petals. The flowers grow in elongated, spike-like racemes. Leaflets, narrow to oblong, finely serrate.

A tall species, fragrant when dried, like the scent of new-mown hay. At night 2 of the leaflets fold together. The other, says Mr. Gibson, "is left out in the cold."

A roadside plant, sometimes a weed, but one that likes rich soil.

Hairy Vetch Or Tare. Vicia hirsuta

Family, Pulse. Corolla, sometimes white, but more often a pale blue. (Sec p. 317.)