The Legume family - commonly known as Peas and Beans - is a large and varied family and one with which we humans, are well acquainted. In the wild, we have a vast number of 'pea' plants to brighten the countryside. Among the more common are the Melilots. In the UK, we have three common members, White, Ribbed and these, Tall Melilot (Melilotus altissima).
Lathyrus latifolius) which we found a few years ago, growing by the side of Slack Lane in Shipley Park. Collecting the seeds, I grew them on and we now have a spectacular - and free - display.