Trifolium ornithopodioides - Bird's-foot Clover
Bird' s-foot Clover is usually found within a mile of the sea except on the Lizard. It grows in open, stony situations on trackways and waste ground and is often associated with rock outcrops. It is also a species of short turf cliff-top grassland. In recent years it has been appearing in car parks associated with tourist attractions and is very common on the Isles of Scilly. Some of the places it has been seen in Cornwall include Ballowal (SW33K, 1996, C.N.French), Great Work (SW53V, 1997, C.N.French), near Predannack Wollas (SW61S, 1997, M.Atkinson), Lappa Valley Railway car park (SW85I, 1998, H.M.Meredith), Nare Head (SW93D, 1998, I.J.Bennallick), Breney Common (SX06K, 1998, R.Fitzgerald), Par beach (SX05W, 1998, I.J.Bennallick), and near Fowey (SX15A, 1996, R.J.Murphy).
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French, C.N., Murphy, R.J. & Atkinson, M. 1999. Flora of Cornwall. Wheal Seton Press, Camborne.