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Trifolium wormskioldii Lehm.
Cow Clover, Cows clover
USDA Symbol: trwo
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Several stems, erect or leaning on ground, bearing round heads of deep pink to reddish-lavender pea flowers.
This clover is one of the most common wild Trifolium. The relatively large flowers with white-tipped petals and the jagged-edged involucre are distinctive features.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Leaf:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
AK , AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY Canada: BC Native Distribution:
British Columbia south along Pacific Coast to northern Mexico and east to New Mexico, Colorado, western Wyoming, and Idaho. Native Habitat:
Coastal dunes, mountain meadows, and streambanks. USDA Native Status: L48(N),
AK (N?), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff