Irish wildflowers

Common Birds-foot-trefoil, Lotus corniculatus var sativus

Common Birds-foot-trefoil
Lotus corniculatus var. sativus
Family: Fabaceae

Flowering June-September. Perennial. Introduced.

Introduced variety of Common Birds-foot-Trefoil.
Yellow flowers with light-coloured keels, not flushed red or orange.
Larger leaflets. Upper stems usually hollow. Stronger more/less erect growth.

Roadsides, grass verges, waste ground. Introduced with wildflower and amenity seed mixtures. Identified by Paul Green


Common Birds-foot-trefoil (introduced variety), Lotus corniculatus var. sativus

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