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Please help identify

Martin Witchard M.Witchard at botany.uq.edu.au
Thu Jul 15 23:22:18 EST 1999



Thor Thorsson wrote:

> Hello !
>
> Can anyone please help me identify this plant:
> http://home.swipnet.se/thor/Flowers_-_Picture_4.htm
>
> It's low, creeping, about one or two centimeters high.
> I found it in June on the swedish island Oland in the Baltic Sea.
> It growed on a meadow with little soil almost directly on the rock.
>
> Here is a picture of the environment:
> http://home.swipnet.se/thor/jpgs/surrounding_-_yellow-white-creeping_flower.jpg
>
> Thor

Hi Thor,

You've probably got this but it's a pea family plant (Family Fabaceae) and by the
looks of the compound leaves I'd say something in the genus Lotus.

Good luck!

Martin.





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