Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Narrowleaf Bird's-foot-trefoil - Lotus tenuis   Waldstein & Kitaibel ex Willdenow
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AuthorWaldstein & Kitaibel ex Willdenow
DistributionA single collection known: Orange County, weed in parking lot at Carol Woods, Chapel Hill, 20 July 1984, M. Domville 2592 (NCU).

Native of Eurasia; in N.A. scattered locations.
AbundanceVery rare.
HabitatParking lot weed.
PhenologyFlowering June-September.
IdentificationIt is quite similar to L. corniculatus, but the leaves are divided into 3-5 leaflets.
Taxonomic CommentsSome authors treat it as L. corniculatus var. tenuis.

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