LOTUS corniculatus (Bird's Foot Trefoil)

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Lotus Corniculatus is a flowering plant in the pea family, native to Europe and Asia. It is a perennial herbaceous plant, similar to some clovers. It is often used as food and is broadly used as nutritional component for livestock due to its non-toxic properties. It can survive as fairly close grazing, trampling, and...
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Lotus Corniculatus is a flowering plant in the pea family, native to Europe and Asia. It is a perennial herbaceous plant, similar to some clovers. It is often used as food and is broadly used as nutritional component for livestock due to its non-toxic properties. It can survive as fairly close grazing, trampling, and mowing. It blooms from June to September. Flowers grow into small pea like pods.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
1OZ 18,750 500
1/4LB 75,000 2,000
1/2LB 150,000 4,000
1LB 300,000 8,000
5LB 1,500,000 40,000

Scientific Name: Lotus Corniculatus

Common Name: Bird's Foot Trefoil

Plant Type:  Perennial

Family: Fabaceae

Native Range: Europe and Asia

Height: 12-24"

Spread: up to 20 "

Habitat: Meadows and Fields

Zone: 4 to 9

Exposure: Full or Partial sun

Blooming Season: Early to Mid-summer

Attracts: Insects and Butterflies

Flower Shape: Slipper Shaped in Side View

Flower Color: Yellow and Orange

Moisture: Average

Water Requirement: Medium, Average Water

Soil Type: Clay, LoamSand

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral 

Uses: Graze for cattle, Garden Ornamental, Ground Cover, Naturalize Garden

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