|Astragalus sinicus is
a biennial herb originating in China. Stems expand creeping on the
ground, growing to 10-25cm in height. Leaves are of an imparipinnate
compound leaf; the leaflets, 7-11 in number, 0.8-1.5cm in length, in
the shape of an obovate or oblong. Flowers measure approximately
1.5cm in length put themselves on tips of flower stalks in a whorl
of 7-10 purple flowers. Bloom time: April-June.