Lotus corniculatus

Birdfoot trefoil

  • Height:   under 1 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   small, 1/4 - 1 in
  • Inflorescence Size:   1 - 5 in
  • Flower Type:   clustered
  • Bloom Type:   summer
  • Flower Color:   yellow
  • Native to California:   NO
  • California Range:   coast - inland - mountain
  • Water Requirements:   medium
  • Salt Tolerance:   medium
  • Characteristics / Comments:   tolerates range of soils - good as ground cover - fire retardent properties - drought resistant
  • Fire Resistant / Low Fuel:   TRUE
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   340,000
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Taxon report data from Calflora

Lotus corniculatus does not match Calflora record.