Goatsrue
Galega officinalis

Adult
Gaotsrue adult
Goatsrue is a very prolific, taprooted, perennial legume growing from two to five feet in height.

Look-a-like: Sainfoin
Rosette
Goatsrue rosette
Stems are green from the ground up. Leaves are compound pinnate with five to eight pairs of leaflets.
Infestation
Goatsrue patch
Goatsrue prefers growing in moist areas such as along stream or canal banks and riparian areas.
Flower
Goatsrue flower
Purple, blue or white flowers grow along the tops of stems. Bloom occurs in late spring.
Seed
Goatsrue seed
Flowers produce one-inch spike shaped seedpods.
 
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