Family: Fabaceae (Pea family).
Native of the Mediterranean region and western Asia.
Occurrence: widespread and common weed roadsides, waste areas and gardens.
Similar species: Suckling Clover also has yellow pea-flowers, which are not as densely clustered, and the flowers do not have the papery, hop-like appearance. The flowers of yellow flowered Medics are not densely clustered and the fruits are coiled pods.