Rt 220, South of Martinsville, Virginiaalfalfa-Medicago sativa.
The plant grows to a height of up to 1 metre, and has a deep root system sometimes stretching to 4.5 metres. This makes it very resilient, especially to droughts.--Wikipedia
Alfalfa- Carl Switzer, child star.
Switzer then allegedly pulled a knife and was attempting to stab Stiltz with it, but just as Switzer was about to charge Stiltz, Stiltz raised the gun and shot Switzer in the chest. Switzer died of intense blood loss while on his way to the hospital. He was 31 years old.--Wikipedia