Connecticut Plants
Birdfoot Trefoil
Lotus corniculatus L.
  • Family: pea (Fabaceae)
  • Habitat: roadsides, waste areas, fields
  • Height: 6-18 inches
  • Flower size: 1/2 inch long
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: June to October
  • Origin: Europe
Lotus corniculatus L.
Lotus corniculatus L.
Lotus corniculatus L.

The name bird-foot trefoil comes from the fruits.