Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10425 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lotus corniculatus L.
Common name   bird's-foot trefoil
E. Angus   247  
Coll. Date 29 May 2005 
United States
Uintah County
Locality Highway 40, 3.8 miles north, near Highway 246.
     Elev.: 5390 ft. (1643 m.)
Habitat Notes Horse pasture. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 21'  13" N, 109° 49'  53" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Lotus corniculatus L.

     Lotus corniculatus var. arvensis (Schkuhr) Ser. ex DC.

Common Name(s): birdfoot deervetch, Birdsfoot trefoil, bloomfell, cat's clover, crowtoes, garden birdsfoot trefoil, garden bird's-foot-trefoil, ground honeysuckle.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26362, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Lotus
                                        Species: Lotus corniculatus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10425s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08798s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13370s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15283 Shepherdia argentea      "silver buffaloberry" 2395 ft. NW


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bullock Draw Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 0.7 mi. E 5276  Fort Duchesne 
Bullock Draw Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 0.7 mi. E 5276  Fort Duchesne 
Moffat Canal (Canal) Uintah County, UT 1 mi. SE 5207  Fort Duchesne 
Fort Duchesne Cemetery (Cemetery) Uintah County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 5118  Fort Duchesne 
West Channel Uinta River (Stream) Uintah County, UT 1.6 mi. W   Whiterocks 
East Channel Uinta River (Stream) Uintah County, UT 1.6 mi. W   Whiterocks 
Deep Creek (Stream) Uintah County, UT 2.3 mi. SW   Lake Mountain 
Diversion Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 5338  Lapoint 
Gusher (Populated Place) Uintah County, UT 3.6 mi. S 5069  Fort Duchesne 
Thunderbird Acres Park Campground (Locale) Uintah County, UT 3.7 mi. S 5026  Fort Duchesne 
LaPoint School (School) Uintah County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 5545  Lapoint 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Uintah County, UT 4 mi. NE 5568  Lapoint 
Lapoint (Populated Place) Uintah County, UT 4 mi. NE 5571  Lapoint 
Uintah and Ouray Indian Cemetery (Cemetery) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. SW 5105  Fort Duchesne 
Fort Duchesne (Populated Place) Uintah County, UT 4.7 mi. S 4987  Fort Duchesne 
Bottle Hollow Resort (Locale) Uintah County, UT 4.6 mi. S 5010  Fort Duchesne 
Bottle Hollow (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.7 mi. S   Roosevelt 
Indian Agency Headquarters (Locale) Uintah County, UT 4.8 mi. S 4994  Fort Duchesne 
North Bottle Hollow Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 4.8 mi. S 5079  Fort Duchesne 
Bottle Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 4.8 mi. S 5079  Fort Duchesne 


Taxon Links for species Lotus corniculatus  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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