Common Name: Bird's-foot Trefoil, Birdsfoot trefoil, Birdfoot Deervetch. Scientific Name: Lotus corniculatus. Family: Fabaceae. Genus: Lotus. Flowering time: June until September. Flower color: Bright yellow. Height: 5-20 cm.
Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot Trefoil) is a perennial herbaceous plant in family fabaceae. It is native to Eurasia and North Africa. The name 'bird's foot' refers to the appearance of the seed pods on their stalk. Plants form a low, spreading mound of bright green leaves, massed with small golden-yellow pea flowers in early summer. A good groundcover or edging plant.