Prostrate hairy legume with branches to 90 cm long. Blue-green trifoliate leaves made up of three oval leaflets toothed towards the tip. They can be densely hairy when young, and occasionally marked with darker flecks. Spiny burr made up of a number of coils which are easy to separate with slender grooved spines.
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Little Bur-Clover, Little Bur Medick, Little Medick, Small Medick, Woolly Bur Medick.
Two petals almost fused together to form a keel which is more or less equal in size to the winged petals. The wings of the pea flower are shorter than the keel (two petals fused to form a structure like the ridged keel of a boat).
Annual. Found on a variety of soils types on roadsides and disturbed places.It is native to the Mediterranean basin and western Asia but is found worldwide.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia