Stems prostrate, to 1 m, branched, pubescent; principal petioles 2.5-5 cm; stipules lance-ovate, 6-9 mm; lfls ovate to rounded-ovate or rhomboid, pubescent to subglabrous, the terminal one 4-7 cm; racemes axillary and terminal, simple or nearly so, the bracts caducous; fls ochroleucous, 8 mm, on pedicels 12-20 mm; stipe 2-4 mm; articles 2-4, usually twisted, 7-9 נ5.5-6.5 mm, pubescent on the margins, glabrous or nearly so on the strongly reticulate sides. Dry woods, especially in sandy soil; N.J. to N.C. and Ga., w. to se. Mo. July, Aug.
Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.