||Pea or Bean (Fabaceae)
||Spring, summer, fall
||Yellow, pea-shaped flowers form in clusters of 3-6 at ends of stems.
||Leaves are 5-part compound made up of 3-part upper clover-like leaves and 2 lower leaflets at the stalk.
||Fruit are long, narrow capsules or pods radiating from a central point giving the appearance of a many-toed bird’s foot. Originally introduced from Europe as a cultivated forage crop, it was widely planted for erosion control along new roads.