Trifolium longipes

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

Trifolium longipes is a species of clover known by the common name longstalk clover.[1] It is native to the western United States, where it occurs in many types of habitat. There are many subtaxa (subspecies and varieties) which occur in different regions and differ slightly in appearance. In general, it is a perennial herb with leaves made up of 2 to 5 leaflets which are variable in shape. The inflorescence is a head of flowers up to 3 centimeters wide with white to purplish or bicolored corollas.

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

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