Distribution: Introduced as an ornamental, occasionally escaping.
Habitat: Disturbed soil.
Flowers: June - July
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Deciduous shrub to 2 m. tall, the new shoots glandular-bristly.
Leaves alternate, pinnate; leaflets 7-13, elliptic, entire, with small stipules.
Inflorescence of pendulous, axillary, 3- to 5-flowered racemes, the peduncles glandular-hispid; flowers pea-like, pink or pinkish-purple; calyx bell-shaped, weakly two-lipped.
Pod flattened, hispid, but rarely developed.