Sunday, January 6, 2013

Bird's-foot Trefoil

Bird's-foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) is a member of the pea family. It is an invasive species in North America that originated in Europe. It has small clusters of yellow flowers that turn often orange as they age.



3 comments:

edenhills said...

It also gives goat and cow milk an off taste when the animals eat it. :-( Yes, I'm speaking from experience.

lorik said...

Very colourful flower - an has an interesting structure. I don't think we have them here...but you never know.
Thank you for sharing them on Mandarin Orange Monday:)

Self Sagacity said...

that color brighten my day. Very pretty flower!