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Lotus angustissimus

Lotier à gousses très étroites
Slender Birdsfoot Trefoil

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

4-8 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Lanceolate

Height

10-50 cm

Description

A low-growing compact annual. Dry, rocky, waste areas.

Flowers

1-2 flowers in a head on stalks usually shorter than the leaves.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. 5 leaves in total, 3 leaves with stalks and 2 leaves without. The leaflets are long, pointed and downy.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: 14-28 mm, 4-6 times larger than the calyx, long and slender, hence the name.

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