Family

Pulse.

Colour

Yellow.

Odour

Scentless.

Range

General.

Time of Bloom

July.

Flowers: clustered in a loose raceme. Calyx: four, or five toothed. Corolla: papilionaceous, the banner erect. Leaves: small, divided into three obovate leaflets, glaucous and whitish underneath. Stem: much branched slender.

We could hardly pass on without mentioning the wild indigo as we are constantly coming across it in the sandy soil. It yields, as its name indicates, a rather poor sort of indigo.