Low, spreading plant. Pink and white
pea-like flowers in large clover-like clusters. Fruit a
flattened "pea pod" (a legume). Leaves divided into 11-25 long,
pointed leaflets. Blooms in summer.
A common weed, frequently planted in the past
for erosion control Can be found in disturbed areas along
the Riverway bikepath and on the edges of the park.
The large patches of beautiful pink and white
pom-poms are easily recognized.