Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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birdfoot trefoil
Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
birdfoot trefoil Pea Family
Lotus corniculatus Fabaceae
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Spanish common names
  •loto corniculado
  •zapaticos de la virgen
  •trébol criollo
common names
  •birdfoot trefoil
  •birdsfoot trefoil
accepted scientific name
  •Lotus corniculatus L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Lotus corniculatus (163)
family name
  • Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2006 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Pea shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.4 to 0.55 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 2nd week of March

How Likely at this Location (30%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
base map where plant found
mag select
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