Onobrychis crista-galli.

Botanical name: 

Onobrychis crista-galli Lam. Leguminosae. Hedgehog.

Mediterranean region. This singular plant is grown in vegetable gardens as a curiosity on account of the peculiar shape of the seed-pods. It has no utility. Its seed appears in some of our seedsmen's lists.

Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.