Lotus corniculatus

Lotus corniculatus

  • Lotus corniculatus
  • Lotus corniculatus
  • Lotus corniculatus
  • Lotus corniculatus
  • Lotus corniculatus
  • Lotus corniculatus
  • Lotus corniculatus
  • Lotus corniculatus
  • Flower name
    Lotus corniculatus
  • Scientific name
    Lotus corniculatus
  • Alias烏帽子草, 都草, Lotus corniculatus
  • Place of originEurope
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Lotus corniculatus

Lotus corniculatus,(Scientific Name: Lotus corniculatus) is a perennial wildflower native to Europe and a naturalized member in the family Fabaceae . It is a perennial wildflower. The inflorescences grow out of the leaf axils and produce 1 to 3 yellow flowers in spring.

Common Name: Lotus corniculatus, Scientific Name: Lotus corniculatus, Alternative Name: Eosiniaceae, Place of Origin: Europe, Plant height: 5-30 cm, Leaf Form: odd pinnate compound leaf, Leaf Color: green, Inflorescence: scattered, Flowering Period: May-June


  • Eye
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Lotus
  • Species
    L. corniculatus
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Butterfly shape
  • Leaf type
    Odd pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial wildflower
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height5.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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