Lotus corniculatus is a species of perennial herb in the family legumes. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Libya, Italy, Armenia, Russia, Taiwan, Iraq, Sudan, Tunisia, Lithuania, Albania, Belgium, Yugoslavia, Sweden, Moldova, Ukraine, Romania, China, Japan, Nepal, Ireland, Ethiopia, Germany, Morocco, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Mongolia, Yemen, Latvia, Norway, The Netherlands, Kenya, Afghanistan, North Korea, Denmark, Estonia, Czech Republic, India, France, Poland, Georgia, Algeria, Hungary, Saudi Arabia, Belarus, Greece, Switzerland, Egypt, Portugal, Azerbaijan, Bhutan, South Korea, Finland, Kazakhstan, Spain, Myanmar, Tanzania, Iran, Turkmenistan, Austria, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Cyprus, and Turkey. They have yellow flowers. Flowers are visited by Bombus bimaculatus, Colias philodice, Anthidium manicatum, and Hesperia sassacus. Individuals can grow to 2.4 feet.
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