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Lotus corniculatus L.
BIRDS-FOOT TREFOIL
Birdsfoot Trefoil; Lotus major Scop; Common Birds-foot-trefoil

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena crataegi @ CUIC_ENT (5)

Andrena imitatrix @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Andrena miranda @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Andrena nasonii @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Andrena perplexa @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Andrena platyparia @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Andrena prunorum @ BBSL (1)

Andrena robertsonii @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Andrena spiraeana @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Andrena wilkella @ UCMS_ENT (5); MLSB__N16- (2); CUIC_ENT (148)
Aphididae  Acyrthosiphon ( @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Apidae  Apis mellifera @ BBSL (1)

Bombus griseocollis @ CUIC_ENT (4)

Bombus rufocinctus @ BBSL__JPS (2)

Bombus ternarius @ CUIC_ENT (5)

Exomalopsis solani @ BBSL (2)

Melissodes paroselae @ BBSL (1)

Melissodes subagilis @ BBSL (1)
Colletidae  Hylaeus hyalinatus @ MLSB__N16- (1)
Halictidae  Augochlorella aurata @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Halictus confusus @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Halictus farinosus @ BBSL (2)

Lasioglossum ( @ MLSB__N16- (1)

Lasioglossum hitchensi @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum truncatum @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum zonulum @ CUIC_ENT (1)
Megachilidae  Anthidiellum robertsoni @ BBSL__KWC (7)

Anthidiellum strigatum @ BBSL (1)

Anthidium florentinum @ BBSL (1)

Anthidium loti @ BBSL (1)

Anthidium manicatum @ UCMS_ENT (1); MLSB__N16- (1)

Anthidium oblongatum @ PN- (8); MLSB__N16- (25); AMNH_BEE (1)

Anthidium taeniatum @ BBSL (2)

Coelioxys rufitarsis @ BBSL (2); UCMS_ENT (1)

Coelioxys sayi @ UCMS_ENT (3)

Hoplitis spoliata @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Megachile angelarum @ BBSL (4); BBSL__KWC (4)

Megachile brevis @ UCMS_ENT (1); BBSL__KWC (8)

Megachile centuncularis @ BBSL (1); CUIC_ENT (1); PN- (1); MLSB__N16- (2)

Megachile frigida @ BBSL (2); MLSB__N16- (3)

Megachile gemula @ UCMS_ENT (1); CUIC_ENT (5); BBSL (1)

Megachile gentilis @ BBSL__KWC (2)

Megachile latimanus @ UCMS_ENT (7); CUIC_ENT (1)

Megachile lippiae @ BBSL__KWC (1)

Megachile maritima @ BBSL (2)

Megachile melanophaea @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Megachile mendica @ UCMS_ENT (5)

Megachile montivaga @ BBSL__KWC (1)

Megachile occidentalis @ BBSL__KWC (5)

Megachile onobrychidis @ BBSL__KWC (8)

Megachile perihirta @ BBSL__KWC (1)

Megachile relativa @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Megachile rotundata @ MLSB__N16- (9); CUIC_ENT (3); PN- (5); BBSL (2)

Megachile texana @ BBSL__KWC (10)

Megachile willughbiella @ BBSL (1)

Osmia albolateralis @ BBSL (2)

Osmia atriventris @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Osmia atrocyanea @ BBSL (1)

Osmia caerulescens @ MLSB__N16- (2); CUIC_ENT (2)

Osmia simillima @ BBSL (1)

Osmia xanthomelana @ BBSL (1)
Membracidae  Campylenchia latipes @ UDCC_TCN (3)
Miridae  Deraeocoris maoricus @ UNSW_ENT (2)

Lincolnia sp_34 @ UNSW_ENT (1)

Sidnia kinbergi @ UNSW_ENT (7)

Trigonotylus caelestialium @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Nabidae  Nabis kinbergii @ UNSW_ENT (1)
Pentatomidae  Oncocoris sp_2 @ UNSW_ENT (2)
_  Cicadellidae @ PN- (4)

Diptera @ PN- (2)

Hymenoptera @ PN- (1)

Lycaenidae @ PN- (2)

Miridae @ PN- (7)

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Lotus corniculatus L. Birds-foot Trefoil
Fabaceae — Bean family
Non-native
Lotus corniculatus
White Clay Creek State Park -- Pump House Road
July 2009 Lotus corniculatus
White Clay Creek State Park -- Pump House Road
May 2010 Lotus corniculatus Lotus corniculatus
Lake Gerar, Rehoboth
August 2014

More information on this plant, from other sources.


Copyright David G. Smith

Delaware Wildflowers main page

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Lotus corniculatus  L.

Lotus corniculatus plant

Family - Fabaceae

Stems - No info. yet.

Lotus corniculatus stem

Leaves - No info. yet.

Inflorescence - No info. yet.

Flowers - No info. yet.

Lotus corniculatus flowers Typical flowers.

Lotus corniculatus flowers Mottled flowers...

Lotus corniculatus flowers ...again.

Lotus corniculatus calyx Calices.

Flowering - May - September.

Habitat - Fields, roadsides, railroads.

Origin - Native to Europe but introduced on nearly every continent.

Other info. - 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 L. corniculatus 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.


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Kingdom Plantae  
 Phylum Magnoliophyta  
 Class Magnoliopsida  
 Order Fabales  
 Family Fabaceae  
 Genus Lotus  
  Lotus corniculatus  
  L.  subsp.  japonicus  (Regel) H. Ohashi 2001 
Provider: Ching-I Peng 
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Citation: Flora of Taiwan 2nd ed. 6: 66, 2003
Name Code: 203178
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Number of matches : 101
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Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Birdfoot Trefoil
ID: 6121 1611 3983 0041 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Broadleaf Birdsfoot Trefoil
ID: 8120 3181 4908 0081 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Birdfoot Deervetch
ID: 0000 0000 0703 0438 [detail]
© 2003 George W. Hartwell

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Bird's Foot Trefoil
ID: 0024 3291 2018 0040 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 2000 California Academy of Sciences

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Birdfoot Trefoil
ID: 6121 1611 3983 0040 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Birdfoot Deervetch
ID: 0000 0000 0703 0437 [detail]
© 2003 George W. Hartwell

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Birdfoot Deervetch
ID: 0000 0000 0304 0416 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Birdfoot Deervetch
ID: 0000 0000 0304 0417 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Birdfoot Trefoil
ID: 6121 1611 3983 0037 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Bird's-Foot-Trefoil
ID: 0000 0000 0102 0291 [detail]
© 2001 Julie Kierstead Nelson

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Broadleaf Birdsfoot Trefoil
ID: 8120 3181 4565 0111 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Bird's-foot Lotus
ID: 0000 0000 0701 0330 [detail]
© 2001 Jeff Abbas

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Birdfoot Deervetch
ID: 0000 0000 0703 0774 [detail]
© 2003 George W. Hartwell

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Birdfoot Trefoil
ID: 6121 1611 3983 0036 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Broadleaf Birdsfoot Trefoil
ID: 8120 3181 4908 0083 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Broadleaf Birdsfoot Trefoil
ID: 8120 3181 4908 0082 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Birdfoot Trefoil
ID: 6121 1611 3983 0038 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Birdfoot Deervetch
ID: 0000 0000 0703 0439 [detail]
© 2003 George W. Hartwell

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Birdfoot Deervetch
ID: 0000 0000 0304 0418 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Bird's-foot Lotus
ID: 0000 0000 0701 0328 [detail]
© 2001 Jeff Abbas

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Birdfoot Trefoil
ID: 6121 1611 3983 0039 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Broadleaf Birdsfoot Trefoil
ID: 0000 0000 1001 0175 [detail]
© 2001 Steven Thorsted

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Birdfoot Deervetch
ID: 0000 0000 0304 0415 [detail]
2004 Nick Kurzenko

Lotus corniculatus
Lotus corniculatus
Birdsfoot Trefoil
ID: 0000 0000 0105 1974 [detail]
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry

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