Lotus wrightii

Wright's Deervetch
Lotus wrightii

Family: Pea (Fabaceae)
AKA: Wright's Trefoil
Photo taken on: June 19, 2011
Location: Water Canyon, NM
Life Zones: Foothills and montane
Habitat: Dry, open pine, oak woods

Grows to 2ft with sprays of three narrow leaves on wiry, minutely hairy stems. Pea-like yellow flowers grow from the leaf axils and are tinged with red.

Yellow Single Flowers