Case Study

Invasive to Watch This Month

Birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) occurs statewide, but mostly north of the Missouri River in fields, roadsides, waste places, and on other disturbed areas.

Bird’s-foot trefoil is a many-branched perennial with prostrate to ascending stems reaching six to 24 inches tall. Flowers are in umbels, terminal, with the typical configuration of pea flowers, bright golden yellow.

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