Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales
Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
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Karan A. Rawlins, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org bug_5407488
Leaflets entire, oblong to somewhat elliptic, 1-4cm long, 3-6mm wide, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Larry Trekell, Bugwood.org bug_5431747
Dangling pods may persist thru winter, said to be poisonous to many animals, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.
Larry Trekell, Bugwood.org bug_5431748
Legume 2-seeded, firm outer layer separating from inner layer at maturity, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.