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Astragalus boeticus - seed pod
Astragalus boeticus
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FABALES
Astragalus boeticus L.
Links:
Pfaf.org
UKWildflowers.com
Limits of Bahrija
6/04/11
Fabaceae
Astragalus boeticus is a common annual herb in the Maltese Islands. It has yellow to pale yellow flowers and is easily distinguished from other similar species by the triangular seedpod. It grows in garigue and flowers in spring, with seed pods appearing soon after.
Astragalus boeticus plants
Astragalus boeticus seedpods
(triangular in cross-section)