Taxonomy

Lotus subbiflorus | Hairy Bird's-foot-trefoil | Crobh éin mosach

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Grasslands near the sea

Life cycle

Annual

Ex-situ conservation

Material in the seed and genebank at Trinity College Botanic Garden Dublin (set up by Genetic Heritage Ireland). Living collection in the National Botanic Garden.

Use

Legume forage crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021

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Further information

Hairy bird's-foot-trefoil's native distribution is in southern and Western Europe and North Africa. It occurs as a scarce plant in southwest England, southern Wales, southern Ireland and in the Channel Islands.