Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Trifolium campestre Schreb. image
Photographer: Christopher Noll           

Botanical Illustration

Kurt Stüber

Christopher Noll

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Fabaceae
Trifolium campestre Schreb.
field clover, low hop clover, pinnate hop clover
Trifolium: from tres for three; folium for leaves
campestre: Latin meaning "of the fields"
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect, annual, 4"-16" tall forb with many branches; stems fuzzy
Flower: yellow, 5-parted, 1/8"-1/4" long, keel (top petal) grooved, calyx 2-lipped; inflorescence a dense, round to cylindrical head of 20-30 flowers; blooms May-Sept.
Leaf:pinnately 3-parted, leaf and end leaflet stalked
Habitat: disturbed sites
Notes: Similar to black medick, Medicago lupulina, but with larger heads
(Glossary)

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