Birdfoot Trefoil - Lotus corniculatus

This wildflower was originally named by early settlers to Canada who named it 'trefoil' because of its three leaves and 'birdfoot' for obvious reasons.
A member of the Pea family, Birdfoot is found in waste places, roadsides and lawns.
Birdfoot is an alien plant having been transported to Canada by early settlers.

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