Lotus corniculatus

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Noun1.Lotus corniculatus - European forage plant having claw-shaped pods introduced in AmericaLotus corniculatus - European forage plant having claw-shaped pods introduced in America
genus Lotus, Lotus - annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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The 770,000 [pounds sterling] study, commissioned by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, found that the introduction of certain plant varieties, such as birdfoot trefoil, white clover and perennial ryegrass, to a cow's diet can help to improve its digestive efficiency from a typical rate of 20 per cent to 34 per cent.