Siberian Pea Shrub (Caragana arborescens)

Siberian Pea Shrub

  • (Caragana arborescens)A leguminous perennial shrub that grows to heights of 12 feet or more. Early settlers carried this with them as a food source. Young pods and seeds are eaten fresh; dried seeds can be cooked like dried peas. The Siberian Peashrub produces beautiful yellow flowers during the spring and summer. The winter berry fruits of the Siberian Pea shrub also make it an excellent source for wildlife food.. Nitrogen-fixer and early blooming make it a good bee plant