Perennial plant with numerous procumbent stems 15-40 cm long. Leaves pinnate, sessile, with 4 obovate leaflets. The flowers are golden yellow, arranged according to the same type as the moth, on short pedicels, 3-5 collected in umbellate inflorescences. Fruit – beans linear or cylindrical, 15-25 mm long. Blooms in May-September.
It grows everywhere in meadows, hills, along the edges of roads, fields, in pine forests.
In folk medicine, a decoction of the herb is drunk for colds, catarrhs of the upper respiratory tract, and for rabies.