Plants to 1.5 m, much branched, glabrous or nearly so; stipules minute, caducous; petioles 5-10 mm; lfls oblanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, 2-4 cm נ8-15 mm; racemes solitary or few, erect, 2-5 dm; bracts 5 mm, caducous; pedicels 3-6 mm; fls white, 12-18 mm; cal 7 mm; pods erect, cylindric, brown, 2-3 cm נ6-8 mm; stipe scarcely exceeding the cal. Dry, sandy woods; Va. (Delmarva Penins.) to Ga., w. Fla., Ala., and e. Tenn. May.
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