Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Trifolium pratense L. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Kurt Stüber

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot
Family Fabaceae
Trifolium pratense L.
red clover
Trifolium: from tres for three; folium for leaves
pratense: of meadows
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Status: Introduced - naturalized; ecologically invasive
Plant: erect to drooping, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb; stems with close hairs
Flower: red to pink, 5-parted, 1/2"-3/4" long, calyx 2-lipped; inflorescence a 1 1/8" round head of stalkless flowers; blooms May-Sept.
Leaf:3-parted, lower leaves on long stalks, upper leaves with short stalks or stalkless
Habitat: disturbed sites
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Trifolium pratense L. f. albiflorum Puskal
Trifolium pratense L. f. leucochraceum Asch. & Prantl
Trifolium pratense L. f. semipurpureum (Strobl) Asch. & Graebn.
Trifolium pratense L. var. frigidum auct. non Gaudin
Trifolium pratense L. var. sativum (Mill.) Schreb.
Trifolium pratense L. var. sativum (Mill.) Schreb. f. flavicans (Vis.) Hayek

         
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