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ROADWEEDS OF THE UPPER PENINSULA


Birdsfoot Trefoil (Lotus corniculata) 

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This is the only species of Lotus in Michigan, no relation at all to the lotus water lily (Nelumbo lutea and N. nucifera).   Not only does have value as a forage crop, but it has also been used for erosion control and seed to rapidly revegetate roadside contruction. 

 

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