Hippocrepis comosa, the horseshoe vetch, is a species of perennial flowering plant belonging to the genus Hippocrepis in the family Fabaceae.
The overall appearance depends on its habitat: sometimes it forms upright clumps of flowers; at other times, it sends prostrate leafy runners over a wide area; sometimes it distributes itself as single flowers. The flowers are small, yellow or sometimes orange/red (becoming yellow as they mature), and of typical shape for the family Fabaceae: these appear for a period of two weeks around May.Hemicryptophyte. Perennial herb 10-20 cm tall. Stems are numerous, recumbent or ascending. Taproot. Leaves up to 5-7 cm long, pinnate, with ovoid or oval lobes, long-petiolate. The flowers are yellow, in umbellate inflorescences, the peduncles are longer than the leaf.Fruiting in July-August. Propagated by seeds.
This plant might be poisonous
How to get rid of:
Pull the weeds out with your hands, not chop them down with the hoe. Many harmful herbs, for example, shytiry, are able to grow from the top of the root - they have dormant buds there.