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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Trifolium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Trifolium cernuum Brot.
Habit: Annual, glabrous. Stem: prostrate to ascending. Leaf: cauline; stipules lance-triangular, tip long-pointed; leaflets 0.4--1.5 cm, obovate to obcordate, tip blunt or notched, veins prominent abaxially. Inflorescence: axillary, 1 cm; peduncle short; bracts lanceolate; flowers quickly reflexed. Flower: calyx 4 mm, lobes narrowly triangular, +- = tube, upper 2 > lower 3; corolla 4--5 mm, > calyx lobes, pink, banner tip notched. Seed: 1--4. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Disturbed areas; Elevation: < 150 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRO, n ScV, CCo, SnFrB; Distribution Outside California: United States; native to Mediterranean. Flowering Time: May
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely
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Previous taxon: Trifolium campestre
Next taxon: Trifolium ciliolatum
Citation for this treatment: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely 2016. Trifolium cernuum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=80068, accessed on September 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 29, 2016.