Indigofera hirsuta

Indigofera hirsuta

(Hairy Indigo)

FAMILY

Fabaceae

Species

Indigofera hirsuta

Common name(s)

Hairy Indigo

Flower colour; life form

Flowers pink. Spreading shrub to 1.5 m tall

Distinguishing features

Stems densely covered with spreading hairs, rusty to white. Leaves with 5-11 leaflets, pairs opposite one another. Calyx densely covered by coarse hairs, rufous-coloured. Flowers with pink standard. Pod 1-2 cm long, straight, densely covered in spreading hairs.

Indigofera hirsuta