- Native to Europe but introduced on nearly every continent.
- This species is becoming quite widespread in Missouri. It has been cultivated for cattle fodder because it does well in very poor soils and has a high protein content.
As seen in the pictures above, the flowers of
are quite striking and the plant does well in cultivation.
Photographs taken off River Rd., Platte County, MO., 6-11-00, and off Hwy 13 near Springfield, MO., 7-5-03.
Following modified from Taiwan Biodiversity National Information Network