Pencil Flower
Side Beak Pencil Flower
Stylosanthes biflora
Fabaceae (Pea) Family

Plant is an upright to sprawling, hairy perennial. Preferred habitat is woods, fields, open sites and roadsides. Distribution is throughout the Escambia region.

Leaves are alternate on the stem; trifoliate; with leaflets elliptic to lanceolate and entire (no teeth and no lobes).

Flowers are in terminal clusters; five petals, yellow; ten stamens.

Fruit is a legume.

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