Wild Flowers of Pittsburgh

Birdfoot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

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The bright, pure yellow of these ubiquitous roadside flowers is hard to equal. Close up, the perfect little pea flowers reveal contrasting red stripes.

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One response

  1. These pretty little wildflowers are very common in upstate New York. I have been asking local residents for years what they are called and no one could ever tell me. Finally, mystery solved!

    September 6, 2009 at 12:36 pm

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