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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Trifolium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Trifolium trichocalyx A. Heller
Habit: Annual, initially sparsely hairy, in age +- glabrous below inflorescence. Stem: spreading. Leaf: cauline; stipules toothed or lobed; leaflets 5--10 mm, oblanceolate to obovate. Inflorescence: head-like, included or exserted, 4--14 mm wide, 1--10-flowered; involucre small, cut past middle, glabrous or hairy. Flower: calyx 6--7 mm, hairy, lobes generally > tube, bristle-tipped, occasionally +- forked; corolla 6 mm, +- <= calyx, pink or lavender. Fruit: not seen.
Ecology: Open closed-cone pine woodland, roadsides; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: w-c NCoRO (Mendocino Co.), CCo (Monterey Peninsula). Flowering Time: Apr--Jun Note: Possible hybrid of Trifolium variegatum and a non-involucrate sp.; seriously threatened by urbanization.
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Trifolium tomentosum
Next taxon: Trifolium variegatum
Citation for this treatment: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely 2016. Trifolium trichocalyx, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47178, accessed on August 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 24, 2016.