horseshoe vetch

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Related to horseshoe vetch: Hippocrepis comosa
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Noun1.horseshoe vetch - European woody perennial with yellow umbellate flowers followed by flattened pods that separate into horseshoe-shaped joints
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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"Denbies Hillside is a valuable chalk grassland habitat, a site of special scientific interest and home to wildflowers including bee orchids and horseshoe vetch and butterflies like the adonis blue, chalkhill blue and silver-spotted skipper."
The Large Mason Bee is Britain's rarest solitary bee and is found only at two sites where it forages nectar from horseshoe vetch, bramble and bugle.
To spot the incredible eggs of the Adonis Blue, which look like spineless sea urchins, you have to look on horseshoe vetch.