They are common plants, blooming in summer and looking like a mass of yellow out in a field. They are often buzzing with bees – their pollinator. Their leaves resemble clover and they are indeed in the same Pea family.
Flower Type: Irregular Flower that grow in small clusters at the end of branches
Flower Color: Yellow
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Plant Type: Wildflower (Low clover-like plant)
Leaf Type: Lobed with 5 small egg-shaped leaflets
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