west-central N. America. Stems, slender climbing vine, often in tangled masses, 3-12dm high. Leaves,
alternate; long, pinnate; 8-14 leaflets variable in size and shape, commonly elliptic to oblong, hairless or
downy, toothless or sharply toothed towards the tip, the tip squared, pointed or with a short, sharp tip; well
developed forking tendril; stipules commonly semi-arrowhead shaped, sharply toothed. Flowers, 3-9 lax,
reddish-purple, drying bluish; June-August. Fruit, flat pods, 3cm long, containing 4-7 seeds. Habitat: open
woods, meadows, shores. nWeas.N50.59.608/W114.08.786; sWeas.N50.59.079/W114.09.408.
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