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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Trifolium fucatum Lindl.
USDA Symbol: TRFU
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A Clover with several stout, hollow stems that may lean or lie on the ground, and usually swollen pea-flowers, clustered in heads.
The enlargement of the corolla into a papery bladder is unusual, but occurs also in two other species that have smaller flowers, Bladder Campion (T. amplectens) and Balloon Clover (T. depanpuratum).
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
CA , MI , OR , WA Native Distribution:
Southern Oregon and most of California. Native Habitat:
Grassy slopes, roadsides, moist fields, and somewhat brackish areas. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2011-01-04
Research By: TWC Staff