Pea tree (Caragana arborescens)
BarkThis shrub has thorns. The trunk is a steely gray.
FlowersMay 22, 2008, Queen Elizabeth Drive path along canal, west of Bank St.
FruitApril 17, 2009. Queen Elizabeth Drive at Dow's Lake. Last year's pods.
BudsApril 17, 2009. Queen Elizabeth Drive at Dow's Lake. Woody buds. Note the double spines.
Similar speciesList of trees and shrubs with alternate, compound, untoothed leaves