Bituminaria bituminosa

 

Bituminaria bituminosa

 

Asfaltotu
 
 
Sin: Psoralea bituminosa
Plants 20-140 cm, stiffly pubescent, smelling of pitch. Leaves cauline. Leaflets 3-5 x 1,5-2,5 cm, linear-lanceolate to broadly ovate; stipules linear to lanceolate. Inflorescence 7-30-flowered, capitate-umbellate. Bracts 2-3-dentate, teeth long-setaceous to occasionally lanceolate, whitish-hirsute. Corolla 15-20 mm, blue to violet. Fruit hirsute above, 6-10 x c. 5 mm, excluding the 6-10 mm ensiform beak. Fl. 5-8. Open ground and in woodland, s.l-900 m.
S. Europe, Crimea, W. Syria, Cyprus, Caucasia, Sinai, N. Africa. Medit. element. 
 
 
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