||Low, sprawling plant with small clusters of
yellow, pea-like flowers on the ends of long stalks.
Leaves have 3 leaflets, very finely toothed, with no bristle at
Weedy alien from Eurasia. Prefers sunny fields,
lawns and roadsides. In Wildwood, occasional along the
Bikeway and in the south meadow.
There are three species of hop clovers, one larger and one
smaller than this one. The others have not yet been
reported in the Park. Black
medick resembles the hop clovers in appearance, stature, and
habitat, but has bristle-tipped leaves and distinctive fruits.