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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Trifolium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Trifolium longipes Nutt.
Habit: Perennial herb, rhizomed or not, cespitose or not, generally puberulent. Stem: decumbent to erect, occasionally +- 0. Leaf: basal and cauline; stipules < 2 cm, lance-oblong to ovate; leaflets 2--5 cm, linear to obovate. Inflorescence: head-like, included or exserted, 1.5--3 cm wide; peduncle generally bent or curved at tip; pedicels 1--2 mm. Flower: calyx 5--10 mm, +- puberulent, lobes generally > tube, lanceolate to bristle-like; corolla 10--18 mm, dull white, purple, or 2-colored. Fruit: stalk-like base 0--1 mm. Seed: generally 1. Chromosomes: 2n=16,24,32,48.
Unabridged Note: Characters generally difficult on herbarium sheets; Trifolium longipes subsp. longipes not in California.
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Trifolium lemmonii
Next taxon: Trifolium longipes subsp. atrorubens
Citation for this treatment: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely 2016. Trifolium longipes, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47109, accessed on May 06, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 06, 2016.