bird's foot trefoil


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Noun1.bird's foot trefoil - Old World herb related to fenugreekbird's foot trefoil - Old World herb related to fenugreek
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Trigonella, Trigonella - Old World genus of frequently aromatic herbs
2.bird's foot trefoil - European forage plant having claw-shaped pods introduced in Americabird's foot trefoil - 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 site supports a wide range of unusual plant species, such as blue moor grass, wildflowers including carline thistle, common rock rose, bird's foot trefoil, cowslip, fairy flax and wild thyme and meadow brown and common blue butterflies.
A pathway was due to be cut into the flower meadow, clearing the way through hundreds of lupin flowers, bird's foot trefoil and clover.
Lotus corniculatus commonly known as Bird's foot trefoil belongs to a genus that contains many dozen of species distributes worldwide e.
If you want a space for a little wild area in your garden, nettles, sorrel, thistles and bird's foot trefoil will provide good cover.
The nature reserve at Rhydymwyn provides ideal habitat for the species in all of its lifestages - summer flowering knapweed and Bird's foot trefoil provide nectar for adults and the extensive grasslands provide plenty of Yorkshire fog and cock's foot grasses for the caterpillars to eat.
Next spring and summer, the wildflower meadow will be a riot of colour and will be ablaze with a wonderful range of plants including ragged robin, ox-eye daisy, yarrow, bugle, bird's foot trefoil and red clover.