Trifolium arvense L.
Trifolium: from tres for three; folium for leaves
arvense: of planted fields
|Status: ||Introduced - naturalized|
|Plant: ||erect, annual, 4"-16" tall forb with many branches; stems softly hairy|
|Flower: ||whitish to pink, 5-parted, 1/4" long, stalkless, calyx 2-lipped; inflorescence a 1" dense, fuzzy, oval to cylindrical, stalked head; blooms May-Sept.|
|Leaf:||3-parted with narrowly-oblong leaflets, stalks 1/3" long|
|Habitat: ||dry; disturbed sites; in sandy, light soil|