Anthyllis vulneraria subsp. polyphylla
A perennial herb naturalised on grassy banks, where it arises from grass- or agricultural seed. Lowland.
The earliest British record of this subspecies is a specimen collected at Tentsmuir (Fife) by E. Crapper in 1956. There were several records in the 1960s from newly sown road banks (Akeroyd, 1991).
Native of C. & E. Europe and S.W. Asia.
PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.