Anthyllis montana L.

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: Spencer, R. (2002). Fabaceae. In: Spencer, R.. 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.

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Anthyllis montana 'Rubra'

Flower heads red.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fabales
family       Fabaceae
genus        Anthyllis L.