Large palmate leaves and showy white-pink to purple-blue pea-like flowers on stalks. Blooms May – August.
|Habitats||Riparian Forests, Shrub Swamp, Shallow Marsh, Wet Prairie|
|Habitat Notes||Occurs in seasonally dry to marshy meadows, wetlands and damp forests, along stream banks and ditches, and in disturbed areas.|
|Shade Preference||shade, part-shade, sun|
|Soil Tolerance||prefers wet to moist soil.|
|Special Uses||Attracts insects, bees, hummingbirds; bank stabilization; ornamental.|