The yellow serradella (Ornithopus compressus), also called yellow bird foot or flat-pod bird foot, is a species of plant from the genus Ornithopus within the legume family (Fabaceae). It is naturally widespread in Macaronesia and the Mediterranean from North Africa through West Asia to the Caucasus and in Southwest and Southeast Europe.
The yellow Serradella grows as an annual herbaceous plant and reaches heights of 10 to 50 centimeters. She is a deep rooter. The above-ground parts of the plant are downy or coarsely hairy (indument). The stem-round, thin and downy hairy, light green, usually 10 to 75 (4 to 80) centimeters long, independently upright, ascending to prostrate stems are well branched to mostly unbranched.
Above a foliage-like, unpaired pinnate bracts are usually three to five (one to six) flowers together on a 5 to 35 millimeter long, hairy inflorescence stem in a gold-like inflorescence. The cover sheet is relatively small and serrated. There are no more than 1 millimeter long flower stalks.
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