Spanish common name : Corona de rey. Cuernecillo. Trébol de cuernos.
Province distribution : Alicante. Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castellón. Gerona. Lérida. Tarragona. Valencia.
Distribution in the islands : Ibiza. Mallorca. Minorca.
General distribution : Holoartica
Flowering time : March. April. May. June. July. August. September. October.
Life-forms : Hemicryptophyte.
Habitat : Fields in humit soils. Sometimes in costal areas.
IUCN Category : Poco preocupante
Characteristics : In the Balearic Islands, Lotus corniculatus can be found above all in wet fields, often near brackish waters, although it can also be found in drier pastures. Folioles are lanceolate and a true green in colour, with flowers golden yellow, these characters distinguish it from Lotus cytisoides, whose folioles are more greyish green and flowers more pale yellow in colour.