Hedysarum boreale

Utah Sweetvetch
Hedysarum boreale

Family: Pea (Fabaceae)
AKA: Northern Sweetvetch, Chainpod
Picture taken on: June 15, 2015
Location: Abiquiu Lake, NM
Life Zones: Foothills
Habitat: Canyons, openings

Grows bushy to 2ft with leaves divided into pale green leaflets. The flowers are pink to pink-purple and have long teeth on the calyx. The seedpods are segmented between each seed giving the appearance of a chain.

Hedysarum boreale

Pink Long Clusters