Seeds of round-headed bush-clover are an important food for bobwhites.
- Family: pea (Fabaceae)
- Habitat: dry, sandy fields
- Height: 2-5 feet
- Flower size: 1/4 inch long
- Flower color: yellowish-white, with a purple spot
- Flowering time: August to September
- Origin: native
Some of the leaves have a silvery look from dense white hairs.
Round-headed bush-clover is easy to spot in fall and winter because the flowerheads retain their structure.
Photographed in southeastern Pennsylvania in mid-August.