|Purple Loco is a
of the Pea Family.
grows to 16 inches in height and has
grayish, hairy, leaves which grow to 12 inches in length with leaflets
that grow in pairs along the leaf to 1.5 inches in length. The plant typically grows
in clearings in pine forests at elevations between 5000 - 8000 feet.
Purple Loco is
toxic to livestock.
Purple Loco typically blooms between
June - September and produces clusters of purple, pea-like flowers to
1 inch in length followed by a leathery pod to 1.25 inches in length.