Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Hedysarum species unidentified

Hedysarum is a genus of some 70 species of herbs or sub-shrubs from the Northern Hemispher with pinnate leaves and pea-like flowers, usually in shades of purple, white or yellow.  [RHSD].


Horticultural & Botanical History

No data.


History at Camden Park

Listed in all published catalogues [H.110/1843].



Published Feb 07, 2009 - 02:23 PM | Last updated Oct 20, 2011 - 05:13 PM

Family Fabaceae
Region of origin

Northern Hemisphere

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Hedysarum species 


Confidence level low