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Spurred Butterfly Pea – Centrosema virginianum – Fabaceae (Pea) Family
A slender trailing or clasping vine with purple flattened pea flowers (3/4 – 1 1/2") with a small spur at the base, single or in small clusters. The flat part of the flower is pointing groundward unlike most of the pea-family. The leaves are alternate, divided into 3 leaflets ovate to lanceolate, each 1 – 2 1/2" long.
Myrtle Beach, SC USA