Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Trifolium repens Linnaeus
(White Clover)

Family: Fabaceae

Status: Exotic


Trifolium repens is in town lawns as well as at higher elevations in moist meadows. It is spreading, and the leaves are trifoliate with denticulate leaflets. The white flowers are present in globose heads.
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Trifolium repens, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, & Mark Donnell, Mogollon Mtns., Bursum Road at Redstone trailhead, Aug. 5, 2007

Trifolium repens, photo Russ Kleinman, San Francisco Mtns., Rte. 180 near AZ border, May 14, 2009

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