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PlantFiles: Greater Birds Foot Trefoil
Lotus uliginosus

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lotus (LO-tus) (Info)
Species: uliginosus (ew-li-gi-NO-sus) (Info)

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Category:
Ponds and Aquatics

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Baa On Aug 30, 2001, Baa wrote:

A tough perennial native to Western Europe, has hairy leaves divided into 5 leaflets. Bears yellow sometimes reddish tinged pea flowers each head comprising of 5 - 12 flowers. Seed pods turn purple/black and are held like a birds foot.

Good plant for pondside planting, natural habitat is damp grassland.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Merced, California



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