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.