|birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)||
birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus; BEAN FAMILY [Fabaceae]) Perennial herb with prostrate to erect stems. Bright-yellow flowers borne in clusters. When the linear pods develop the cluster resembles a bird's foot. Leaves compound with 5 leaflets, the lower 2 at the base of the leaf stalk. Fields and roadsides, flowering throughout the summer. Frequently planted for wildlife on abandoned roads and road edges. Ecologically invasive native of Europe. 
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