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Birdsfoot Trefoil


A common flower found almost anywhere, from the coastal cliffs to hedgerows and woodland to grassland. 


 

Common Name Birdsfoot Trefoil
Scientific Name Lotus corniculatus
Species Group Pea Family Fabaceae
Status
Interest Level
1
Visabile
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Pea family - Leguminosae
Status Locally common
Flower Colour Group Yellow
Visible
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Sprawling yellow pea=shaped flowers and seed pods resembling a bird's foot
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Pea Family Fabaceae