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Birdsfoot Trefoil

Birds foot trefoil, also called Lotus corniculatus, is a common flowering plant native to grassland temperate Eurasia and North Africa. This plant's habitat is found in grasslands, such as meadows, downland, montane rock ledges, and hill pastures. It also occurs on sand dunes and coastal cliff-tops.


Birdsfoot trefoil is commonly found wide spread through Great Britain, Europe, Asia, north and east Africa, and throughout the tropics. It is known as a variety of reasons such as, bacon and eggs, butter and eggs, Devil’s fingers, Dutchman’s clogs, granny’s toenails, hen and chickens, lady’s fingers, and lady's slippers.