French Honeysuckle


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French Honeysuckle

 

(Hedysarum coronarium), also sulla, a perennial herbaceous plant of the family Leguminosae. The stems reach 1 m in height. The leaves are odd-pinnate; the flowers are reddish purple and gathered in dense racemes. The fruit is a pod with two to four generally bristly segments. The French honeysuckle grows in the Mediterranean region. It is cultivated for green feed, hay, silage, and pasturage.

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