Trifolium fucatum

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Trifolium fucatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Genus: Trifolium
Species: T. fucatum
Binomial name
Trifolium fucatum
Lindl.

Trifolium fucatum is a species of clover known by the common names bull clover[1] and sour clover.

It is native to California and Oregon, where it grows in many types of habitat, becoming common to abundant in some areas.

Description[edit]

Trifolium fucatum is an annual herb growing decumbent to erect in form, the stem often thick-walled and hollow. The leaf blades are made up of oval or rounded leaflets with smooth or toothed edges, and the leaves have large stipules.

The inflorescence is a head of flowers with a base of wide bracts. Each flower corolla is 1 to 2 centimeters long and white or yellowish with purple tips. The flower becomes inflated as the fruit develops.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trifolium fucatum". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 

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