Calflora
Taxon  Report   5031    
Lotus corniculatus  L.
Bird's foot trefoil,  Birdfoot deervetch, Broadleaf birdsfoot trefoil
Lotus corniculatus
© 2018 MCOSD EDRR
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lotus corniculatus
© 2014 Steve Matson
Lotus corniculatus
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Lotus corniculatus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Lotus corniculatus
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Lotus corniculatus
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOCO6)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 12, 2018).

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