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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Trifolium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Trifolium vesiculosum Savi
Habit: Annual, robust, glabrous. Stem: erect to ascending, grooved, 15--60 cm. Leaf: cauline; stipules narrow, awl-shaped; leaflets 1.5--3 cm, generally lanceolate to elliptic, teeth bristle-like. Inflorescence: head, generally above a pair of bract-like leaves, axillary and terminal, 4--6 cm, many-flowered; bracts lanceolate. Flower: calyx 6--7 mm, tube 24-veined, veins connected by lateral veins, lobes straight to curved, inflated in fruit; corolla 12--15 mm, pink to purple. Seed: 2--3. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Disturbed roadsides; Elevation: < 300 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, NCoRI, s ScV, CCo, SnFrB; Distribution Outside California: United States; native to Mediterranean. Flowering Time: Jul--Nov Note: Used in hydro-seed mixes.
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Trifolium variegatum var. variegatum
Next taxon: Trifolium willdenovii
Citation for this treatment: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely 2016. Trifolium vesiculosum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47184, accessed on December 11, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 11, 2016.