Botanical name: Trifolium dubium Family: Fabaceae (Pea family)
Synonyms: Trifolium minus, Trifolium filiforme
Lesser Hop Trefoil is a very common, small, annual herb of dry ground. It has clover-like leaves, with 3 leaflets. Each leaflet is notched at the tip. It can be easily confused with Black Medic, with leaflets with a tiny point at the tip.The yellow pea-type flowers are carried in a small round heads. When dead they turn brown, droop down, and hide the tiny straight pods.
Identification credit: Gurcharan Singh
The flower labeled Lesser Hop Trefoil is ...