<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> Birdsfoot Trefoil

 

 
Birdsfoot Trefoil
 

 

Birdsfoot Trefoil is so named due to the pods being in an arrangement thought to be like that of a bird's foot and for the leaves having 3 leaflets (but in fact they have 5, two of which are bent back).

The plant is a type of Pea, with deep yellow flowers, sometimes orange and often partly red.

Common in dry grasslands from late spring to early autumn.

 

 

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