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  • Red Clover
  • White Clover
  • Horseshoe Vetch
  • Bird's Foot Trefoil
  • Tufted Vetch
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Red Clover
Scientific: Trifolium pratense
Common: Red Clover
Height: 20-60 cm
Flower Time: May-September

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trifolium_pratense
Lancing Ring
red clover
Trifolium pratense
Common: Red Clover
Height: 20-60 cm
Flower Time: May-September
recorded: 29.6.04
Malthouse Meadow, Sompting
white clover
Trifolium repens
White Clover
8-20 cm
recorded: 25.6.04
site garden

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trifolium_repens
White Clover
Trifolium repens
White Clover
11.07.23
Grass verge
Horseshoe Vetch Name: Hippocrepis comosa
Common: Horseshoe Vetch
Height: 15-30 cm
Flower Time: Apr-July

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippocrepis_comosa
Larval Foodplant of:  Chalkhill Blue, | Adonis Blue



birdsfoot trefoil
Birds Foot Trefoil
Birdsfoot trefoil Lotus corniculatus
Common Bird's-foot Trefoil
size: 5-30 cm
recorded: 28.5.04
Site: Lancing Ring

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lotus_corniculatus
Foodplant of : Common Blue

Bird's foot bud
Common Bird's-foot Trefoil
bud
recorded: 14.6.04
Site Lancing Ring
tufted vetch Vicia cracca
Tufted Vetch
size: 80-200cm
recorded: 18.6.04
site:Lancing Ring (clump)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicia_cracca

Notes: Flowers are faded on this sample

Common Vetch
Vicia sativa
Common Vetch
1.5.2005
Lancing Ring

https://www.naturespot.org.uk/species/common-vetch
Black Medic
Black Medic or Hop Trefoil?


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