T. ornithopodioides: annual; stems thickly matted, spreading, rarely more than 2-3 inches long, glabrous; leaflets inserted close together at the summit of the stalk, obovate or obcordate, toothed; flowers small, nearly white, solitary or two or three together in each axil; petals remaining round the pod as in the Clovers; pod slightly curved, glabrous, containing 6-8 seeds. - Dry sandy pastures, chiefly near the sea. Fl. June, July.