Lotus corniculatus | Common Bird's-foot-trefoil | Crobh éin
Pastures, roadsides and sand dunes
Living collection in the National Botanic Garden.
Legume forage crop
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021
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Lotus corniculatus is a common flowering plant native to grassland temperate Eurasia and North Africa. It is used in agriculture as a forage plant, grown for pasture, hay, and silage. Taller growing cultivars have been developed for this. It has become an invasive species in some regions of North America and Australia.