Canada Milkvetch is a member of the Pea
grows to 31 inches
in height and has
oval to lance-shaped leaflets which grow in pairs of 13-29 to 6 inches
It grows in open meadows and clearings in coniferous forests along
roadside ditches and near creeks and lakeshores.
Canada Milkvetch is somewhat
toxic, but it has been used medicinally by Native Americans.
Canada Milkvetch blooms between June - September and
produces whitish to pale yellow or greenish pea-like flowers to 0.75
inches in length. Flowers are followed by a fruit pod to 0.75 inches