Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Trifolium pratense Linnaeus
Trifolium pratense is found in meadows at middle to upper elevations. The flowers are held above the main portion of the plant and are reddish purple. The calyx is pubescent. Each leaf is marked by a chevron which is lighter green than the rest of the leaf.
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Trifolium pratense, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris & Kelly Kindscher, Black Range, McKnight Cabin, Aug. 9, 2009
Trifolium pratense, notice chevron on leaves, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris & Kelly Kindscher, Black Range, McKnight Cabin, Aug. 9, 2009
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