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FABACEAE

GREATER BIRD'S-FOOT-TREFOIL Lotus pedunculatus

Greater Bird's-foot Trefoil is a native sprawling perennial growing 20-50 cm in height and produces an abundance of yellow flowers between June and August.

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ProvenanceVC41 Glamorgan (Neath Port Talbot)
AssociationsThe 'Biological Records Centre’s' website lists the following numbers of foodplant associates for Greater Bird's-foot-trefoil: beetles (7), flies (4), true bugs (5), moths (17). However, the genus Lotus as a whole, lists the following: mites (1), beetles (27), flies (6), true bugs (10), moths (80) and thrips (2).
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