Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Trifolium repens L. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Kurt Stüber

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Paul Drobot
Family Fabaceae
Trifolium repens L.
white clover
Trifolium: from tres for three; folium for leaves
repens: having creeping and rooting stems
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Status: Introduced - naturalized; potentially invasive
Plant: erect or creeping, perennial forb, rooting from the stems
Flower: all white or all pink, 5-parted, 1/4"-3/5" long, calyx 2-lipped; inflorescence a long-stalked, head-like cluster of distinctly stalked flowers; blooms June-Aug.
Leaf:3-parted with elliptical leaflets, long stalked
Habitat: disturbed sites, lawns

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