Greater birdsfoot trefoil


Lotus pedunculatus
Sun, damp meadow
Height : 30-100cm
Flowering period : June-September
This is a good source of nectar :
This is good for butterfly caterpillar food :


Wildlife attracted:
Pollinators such as bees and butterflies are especially attracted to Greater birdsfoot trefoil. It’s great for some butterflies, in particular the Common Blue, Wood White and Dingy Skipper, who will lay their eggs on the Birdsfoot trefoil.
Other features:

It can also be called Marsh Birdsfoot trefoil, and will spread by stolons rather than seed


Greater birdsfoot trefoil may also be included in our wet meadow plug plant collections

Additional information


9cm pot, 1.5lt pot