Wildflowers of Toronto's High Park​​

Trefoil, bird's-foot
​Lotus corniculata

​Family: Pea/beam

Perennial
Introduced

Blooms: June to August
Habitat: Disturbed sites

Stem: Trailing/upright, 15-60 cm.

​Leaf: 5 leaflets - 3 at the top (hence "trefoil") and 2 at the base.

Flower: 12-15 mm in umbels





Fruit: 2-4 cm pods arranged in the shape of a bird's foot.