Common Names: Beach pea, sea pea, circumpolar pea, sea vetchling
Sub-category: Pea family
It is a herbaceous perennial plant growing trailing stems to 50 to 80 cm long. The leaves are waxy glaucous green, 5 to 10 cm long, pinnate, with 2 to 5 pairs of leaflets, the terminal leaflet usually replaced by a twining tendril. The flowers are 14 to 22 mm broad, with a dark purple standard petal and paler purple wing and keel petals; they are produced in racemes of 2 to 7 together.
Typically found on sand and gravel storm beaches.
Primary Flower Color: Blue/Purple
Secondary Flower Color: White