Flora of Northern Ireland
Lotus corniculatus
© Paul Hackney
Lotus corniculatus
© Fiona McCrory
Lotus corniculatus
© David Mitchel
Lotus corniculatus
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

This attractive little native herbaceous perennial is common in short pasture and other dry grassy places and can cover quite large areas of ground. It is very abundant on sand dunes. The bright yellow pea-flowers are succeeded by a black peapod about an inch long.

All names: Lotus corniculatus L.