Bird's-foot Trefoil

Latin Name:

Lotus corniculatus

Manx Name:



June - September

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

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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