Bird's-foot Trefoil

Latin Name:

Lotus corniculatus

Manx Name:



June - September

Locations where this species is found:
Port St Mary, Scarlett Point, Langness, Maughold, Groudle Glen, Bradda Head, Port Grenaugh, Fleshwick

This plant has many nicknames, including "bacon and eggs" and "lady's fingers". In Manx, it is called "Crouw-ein".

This flower can be found in grassy places, especially on coastal pathways. Bird's-foot trefoil is a favourite food of butterflies, so they can often be found near it.
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