Distribution: Introduced and fairly common in western Washington and Oregon
Habitat: Disturbed ground, gardens, low elevations
Flowers: May - July
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Slender, puberulent, clambering annual, the stem 3-7 dm. tall.
Leaves pinnate, the tendrils well-developed; leaflets 14-18, linear, 1-2 cm. long, usually with a very shallow notch and needle-like tip; stipules 2-5 mm. long, linear, lobed at base.
Inflorescence of axillary racemes on slender peduncles shorter than the leaves; racemes with 3-8 whitish or pale blue, pea-like flowers 3-4 mm. long; the 5 calyx teeth lanceolate, equal to the tube; style densely bearded at the tip.
Pod hairy, 2-seeded, 1 cm. long.