Thermopsis barbata

Thermopsis barbata in Valley of Flowers

Thermopsis barbata is a member of pea family is about 10 inches of height with leaves having three leaflets. The small rounded leaflets are covered with thick silvery hairs. The flower color is purple to chocolate-brown.

English Name

Black Pea

Local Name



Fabaceae (Pea family)

Flowering time

May to July


Open slopes and high meadows



Location in the Valley of flowers

Near the entry gate of Valley of Flowers after crossing the first stream. First stream is around 100 meters inside the entry gate.

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