Crotalaria incana

Crotalaria incana

(Woolly Rattlepod)

FAMILY

Fabaceae

Species

Crotalaria incana

Common name(s)

Woolly Rattlepod

Flower colour; life form

Flowers yellow. Erect bushy plant to about 1 m tall

Distinguishing features

Stem with short yellowish hairs; leaves with 3 leaflets, 4 cm long, broadest above the middle. Flowers pea-shaped, corolla scarcely exceeds length of calyx; standard petal yellow with veins reddish, keel with twisted beak. Pod brown covered in hairs, 2.5-3.5 cm long.

Crotalaria incana