Ornithopus perpusillus L.

Little white bird's foot

source: Kristian Peters (2007), publisher: Wikimedia Commons  (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)
source: Kristian Peters (2007), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)


GrinTax Ornithopus perpusillus L.
The Plant list Ornithopus perpusillus L.
English name Little white bird's foot

Crop relationship
Bird's foot same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source: Verspreidingsatlas.nl

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lower map:

Europe W- and Central-Europe and some islands in the Atlantic Ocean
Asia -
Africa -
North-America -
South-America -
Australia -
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, July 2017
Distribution data GBIF, July 2017

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information