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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Trifolium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Trifolium tomentosum L.
Habit: Annual, glabrous to hairy. Stem: decumbent to +- erect. Leaf: cauline; stipules ovate, free part lance-triangular; leaflets 0.4--1.2 cm, obovate to obtriangular. Inflorescence: heads 6--12 mm, sessile above 2 bract-like leaves or peduncled, woolly in fruit; bracts small, cup-shaped. Flower: calyx hairy on top, lobes short, linear inflating in fruit; corolla 3--6 mm, pink, becoming reflexed. Seed: 1--2. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Grassland, roadsides; Elevation: < 400 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoR, n SNF, ScV, SnFrB; Distribution Outside California: United States; native to Mediterranean. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun
Synonyms: Trifolium tomentosum var. tomentosum
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Trifolium subterraneum
Next taxon: Trifolium trichocalyx
Citation for this treatment: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely 2017. Trifolium tomentosum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47177, accessed on January 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 23, 2017.