A perennial also known as Bird’s foot Trefoil referring to its claw like seed heads.
This spreading wildflower loves to grow in damp boggy places like pond margins. It is a perennial with a passing resemblance to clover.
It is an important ‘bee’ plant and a major host for the white wood butterfly.
Growing to 20 cm high it has an abundance of yellow/red flowers from June to September.
It is extensively used to prevent soil erosion.