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Trifolium carolinianum (Carolina clover )
Cressler, Alan

Trifolium carolinianum

Trifolium carolinianum Michx.

Carolina Clover

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Trifolium saxicola

USDA Symbol: TRCA6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AL , AR , DE , FL , GA , KS , LA , MO , MS , NC , OK , PA , SC , TX , VA , VT

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Trifolium carolinianum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Trifolium carolinianum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Trifolium carolinianum


Record Modified: 2022-10-31
Research By: SET

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