Roots: The deep, branching woody root system helps in erosion control.
Seedlings: "Small and Delicate" (Reference 4), making
difficult to establish.
Leaves: 2-4 Inches Long, "composed of 25 pairs of
leaflets along a single axis" (Reference 2).
Flowers: Flowering spikes are crowned at the top of the stems. Each spike produces nearly a hundred tiny flowers.