|Wiry Lotus is a
of the Pea Family. It grows to 3 feet in height and has grayish green
leaves to an each in length that grow in groups of 3-5 leaflets. The plant typically grows in
dry areas and rocky slopes at elevations below 5000 feet.
The Wiry Lotus is also known as
the Desert Rock-Pea.
The Wiry Lotus typically blooms between
February - May and produces a yellow pea like flower, with a large
upper, backward flaring petal.