Also known as Sea Vetchling, this wildflower is in the Pea family.

It has a trailing vine with a stout, angled or round stem and pink-lavender pea-like flowers in long-stalked clusters. This is a native perennial vine or herb; creeping or climbing on other plants, the stems are unbranched.
June to August.
Its habitats are sandy beaches, dunes, and gravelly areas.
It ranges from Alaska and northern Canada; in the east, coastal Labrador to New England, south to New Jersey, west along the Great Lakes to Illinois, north to Wisconsin, Minnesota and Manitoba; on the Pacific coast from California north; also found in Chile and Japan.

Photographed along the road to the Bashakill Wetlands, Wurtsboro, New York, USA


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  • barnsis
    barnsisabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful, great colors and details

  • Thanks so much!

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