*Medicago polymorpha Bur Clover
ANNUAL. A trailing weed with tiny yellow pealike flowers, bluish-green
trifoliate leaves, and spiny clustered pods (1 - 1.5 cm) that are coiled
like snails. Plants are hairless, smell like rotting grass, and feel
cool to the touch. Blooms in April-May, gone by midsummer.
A noxious exotic weed on disturbed ground.
FAMILY: Fabaceae (Pea Family)