Perennial herb. Leaves pinnate, silky-hairy, with numerous small, elliptic to oblong leaflets. Flowers in dense-bracted heads, purple or pink. A. vulneraria l., Kidney Vetch or Ladies' Fingers, is an ornamental groundcover with red, orange, yellow or pink flowers and is also used as fodder for livestock.
Montane S Europe.
Source: (2002). Fabaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.