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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Trifolium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Trifolium microdon Hook. & Arn.
Habit: Annual, puberulent. Stem: decumbent to erect. Leaf: cauline; stipules wide, upper deeply cut or not; leaflets 0.5--1.5 cm, oblanceolate to obovate, tip truncate or notched. Inflorescence: head-like, 0.7--1.4 cm wide, 5--many-flowered; involucre cup-shaped, divisions bristle-tipped. Flower: calyx 2--3 mm, tube 10-veined, < 1/2 tube, triangular, not bristle-tipped; corolla 4--6 mm, white to pink. Seed: 1--2. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Common locally. Open, moist or dry, generally disturbed areas; Elevation: 10--1100 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, NCoR, n&c SNF, GV, CW, ChI, PR; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia; South America. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun
Synonyms: Trifolium microdon var. pilosum Eastw.
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Trifolium microcephalum
Next taxon: Trifolium monanthum
Citation for this treatment: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely 2016. Trifolium microdon, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47130, accessed on December 04, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 04, 2016.