Category: Shrub - Deciduous
Zones: 5 to 8
Size: To 10' tall and 15' wide
Pink flowers in spring in 4" long pendulous racemes. Compound dark green foliage (7 to 15 leaflets). Forms dense thickets that stabilize the soil in dry sandy areas - therefore used for roadside stabilization throughout the south. It is a legume and therefore fixes nitrogen from the air. Well-drained soil.
Native from Florida to West Virginia.