Wearing the Crown

These puffs of flowers appeared amongst the Himalayan Balsam and, for a moment, the similar colors almost made me miss them.  But they are clearly different, and are a cluster of smaller pink and white flowers at the end of their stem.  They appear to be Crownvetch ( Securigera varia ) and, if eaten by horses, can be toxic and potentially deadly.

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