Botanical name: Alysicarpus hamosus Family: Fabaceae (Pea family)
Synonyms: Alysicarpus procumbens, Hedysarum procumbens
Round-Leaf Alyce Clover is a slender diffuse herb covered with spreading hairs. Leaves are almost round, with tiny point at the tip, hairy on both surfaces. Stipules are sheath-like, base slightly heart-shaped. Flowers are purple-violet in pairs along the rachis, in racemes in leaf axils. Pods are compressed, clothed with hairs, 2-8-jointed. Round-Leaf Alyce Clover is a common weed of cultivated field and wastelands. Flowering: July-December.
Identification credit: Prashant Awale, Giby Kuriakose
The flower labeled Round-Leaf Alyce Clover is ...