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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Trifolium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Trifolium ciliolatum Benth.
Habit: Annual, +- glabrous. Stem: erect; internodes long. Leaf: generally cauline; upper stipules bristle-tipped; leaflets 1--3 cm, oblanceolate to obovate, serrate. Inflorescence: head-like, 7--20 mm wide, ovate or spheric, bracts inconspicuous, often in a ring at base; axis occasionally exserted; pedicels in age 3--6 mm; flowers soon reflexed. Flower: calyx 5--6 mm, tube glabrous, lobes unequal, ciliate with short, flat bristles (or, through breakage, bristle bases); corolla +- >= calyx, pink to purple. Seed: 1. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Locally common. Grassland, chaparral, disturbed areas; Elevation: 150--1700 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR, CaR, SN, GV, CW, SW, MP exc Wrn; Distribution Outside California: to Washington, Baja California. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Trifolium cernuum
Next taxon: Trifolium cyathiferum
Citation for this treatment: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely 2016. Trifolium ciliolatum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47063, accessed on July 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 30, 2016.