Now there's a lovely name for a very pretty wildflower. Lotus corniculatus is part of the pea family and is a creeper found in meadows and on roadsides. I wish I could post a close up of the flower itself--it resembles a snapdragon a bit, but is simpler and smaller. Gorgeous yellow color.
Learn to identify one hundred species of flora within walking distance of your home! scsours began this challenge in July of 2008, and I was eager to hop on the bandwagon about a month later. I've remembered much and learned even more. It's been a fun but slow process. Spring has finally arrived here in Massachusetts, and I will hopefully be posting often soon.