||An erect shrub to 3m high with green to brownish green prominently ridged stems and small soft hairy leaves grouped in threes.
||Bright yellow pea flowers, sometimes with red markings, 2 to 2.5cm long occurring towards the extremities of branches, flowering from October to December.
|Fruit / Seed:
||Brown or black flattened pod about 5cm long, coiling after seed release.
||Seeds released explosively from the pods on hot summer days, machinery, mud
||Western and central Europe