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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Trifolium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Trifolium eriocephalum Nutt. subsp. eriocephalum
Habit: Perennial herb, hairy. Stem: generally ascending or erect, generally unbranched. Leaf: basal and cauline; lower stipules sheathing stem, upper lanceolate; leaflets 1--4 cm, elliptic-oblong to ovate. Inflorescence: head-like, 1.5--3 cm, generally turned to side or downward; peduncle 5--15 cm; involucre 0; pedicels +- 0.5 mm; flowers generally soon-reflexed. Flower: calyx 5--9 mm, hairy, lobes > tube, +- linear, twisted or bent, plumose; corolla 8--14 mm, dull white or +- yellow. Fruit: hairy. Seed: 1--3. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Locally common. Moist meadows to dry, open slopes; Elevation: 300--1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, n SN; Distribution Outside California: Oregon. Flowering Time: May--Aug
Synonyms: Trifolium eriocephalum var. eriocephalum
Unabridged Note: The Modoc Co. location data for UC917244, determined as Trifolium eriocephalum var. harneyense (Howell) McDermott [Trifolium eriocephalum var. cusickii (Piper) J.S. Martin], doubtful; its California occurrence awaits verification.
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Trifolium dubium
Next taxon: Trifolium fragiferum
Citation for this treatment: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely 2016. Trifolium eriocephalum subsp. eriocephalum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=53235, accessed on July 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 26, 2016.