Indigofera spicata

Indigofera spicata

(Creeping Indigo)

FAMILY

Fabaceae

Species

Indigofera spicata

Common name(s)

Creeping Indigo

Flower colour; life form

Flowers pink; herb

Distinguishing features

This creeping herb has compound, alternate leaves to 3 cm long, leaflets alternate, 3-11, obovate, apex rounded to emarginate. Flowers in racemes, corolla pink 4-6 mm long. Fruit a reflexed linear pod 15-35 mm long.

Scan of Indigofera spicata