Photo Mike Carter, Pensacola, Florida
Plant is a trailing annual. Its preferred habitat is sandy
soils, beaches, low dunes, and edge of marshes. Distribution
in the Escambia region is throughout.
The leaves are in bundles of three (trifoliate), consisting
of one whole part, no teeth and no lobes. The upper side is bright
green and smooth. The under side is grayish and sometimes hairy.
Fruit is a legume 3 to 10 cm long.