Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

Please direct any comments to

Thank you.

  Trifolium hybridum L. image
Photographer: Stephen L. Solheim           

Botanical Illustration

Merel R. Black

Paul Drobot

Robert R. Kowal
Family Fabaceae
Trifolium hybridum L.
alsike clover
Trifolium: from tres for three; folium for leaves
hybridum: hybrid
Hazardous hazard symbol- click for definition
County distribution map- click for detailed distribution maps.
Detailed Distribution:
Town Range Maps
Google Dot Maps
Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb; not rooting from the stems
Flower: white when young then turning pink with age, 5-parted, 1/4"-1/3" long, distinctly stalked, calyx 2-lipped; inflorescence of many round, long-stalked, head-like clusters; blooms May-Sept.
Leaf:3-parted into oval leaflets, stalked
Habitat: disturbed sites

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
All Trifolium list Google- Images or Text
Trifolium elegans Savi
Trifolium hybridum L. subsp. elegans (Savi) Asch. & Graebn.
Trifolium hybridum L. var. elegans (Savi) Boiss.
Trifolium hybridum L. var. pratense Rabenh.

Botany News/Events
Book We Recommend
Historical Botanists
Other Links
Botanical Club of Wisconsin (off site)
UW-Stevens Point Biology Dept.
Plants of Wisconsin
Vascular Plants
Natural Communities
Botany News/Events
Other Links
Lichens (off site)   
Tom Volk's Fungi (off site)
Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
                          Vascular Plants
Browse by Identification Guides
Family Wildflowers
Genus Trees
Common Names Shrubs
Search by Vines
Names Aquatic-Semi aquatic
Specimens Ferns - Fern Allies
Blooming Times Grasses, Sedges, or Rushes
County & Status Other Resources  
Town Range Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
  WI Checklist & CofC Values
Browse by:
Common Name
Search by:
Copyright 2012 Permissions Contact Us Web Map