Perennial plant 10-40 cm high.
The stem is recumbent, ascending or ascending. Taproot.
Leaves are alternate, petiolate, trifoliate.
Stipules pointed, leaflets up to 15 mm long, ovate.
Inflorescences are umbellate, five-flowered. Flowers up to 15 mm long, yellow. Calyx slightly pubescent or naked.
Pods up to 25 mm long, straight.
Blooms from late spring to late autumn
Flowers are collected in umbrellas of 5 pieces, on long peduncles. The calyx is bell-shaped. Corolla yellow, sometimes with an orange flag, 10–15 mm. Blooms from May to autumn. Fruits are linear pods up to 15–20 mm long, straight or slightly curved, opening with two curling valves. The fruits ripen from June to July.It is used for lawns (growing well after mowing), landscaping of ravines and wastelands, because on the one hand, it is resistant to trampling, on the other hand, it tolerates the poorest stony soils. Improves soil fertility, is used as green manure. Honey plant.
This plant is useful.