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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Trifolium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Trifolium fragiferum L.
Habit: Perennial herb, creeping and rooting or cespitose, glabrous. Leaf: +- basal; stipules generally overlapped; petiole >> blade; leaflets 0.5--2 cm, elliptic to obovate. Inflorescence: head-like, 8--12 mm wide, in fruit +- 2 cm wide, spheric, +- woolly, red or brown; involucre bracts +- 2 mm, +- free, green. Flower: calyx hairy, in fruit inflated, lobes linear, lower 2 bristle-like, > upper 3; corolla 5--6 mm, pink, quickly +- hidden by calyx. Seed: 1--2. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Roadsides, generally in saline soil; Elevation: < 1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoR, ScV, SCoR, SW, MP, W&I, expected elsewhere; Distribution Outside California: sporadic in much of United States; native to Europe, Africa. Flowering Time: May--Aug Note: Cult.
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Trifolium eriocephalum subsp. eriocephalum
Next taxon: Trifolium fucatum
Citation for this treatment: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely 2017. Trifolium fragiferum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47083, accessed on January 21, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 21, 2017.