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Birdsfoot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

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Birdsfoot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
Height: 0.5 to 2 ft.
Blooms: April to July
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size:  0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Irregular blossoms
Location: Moraine State Park
Date:  7/5/2002
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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