Birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) wildflower

Ref: trefoil

Birdís foot trefoil is a member of the pea family and has vibrant yellow flowers and orangey/red buds, reaching up to 30 cm in height. Birdís foot trefoil is rich in nectar and supports 132 different species of insect as well as bees and butterflies! This wildflower has attracted over 70 seemingly unrelated folk names, one common nickname being eggs and bacon due to its colouring.


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Birdsfoot Trefoil Wildflower

This is a common plant from the legume family, often found on drier soils, does not like the more acidic soils. Birdsfoot trefoil supports 132 different species of insect but is mainly pollinated by bees. Due to its red and yellow flowers it's sometimes called the 'eggs & bacon' plant.

Birdsfoot Trefoil Wildflower Species Guide