Trifolium oliganthum

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Trifolium oliganthum
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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. oliganthum
Binomial name
Trifolium oliganthum
Steud.

Trifolium oliganthum is a species of clover known by the common name fewflower clover.[1] It is native to western coastal and montane North America from British Columbia to California, the Sierra Nevada, and to Baja California, where it occurs in many types of habitat.

Description[edit]

Trifolium oliganthum is an annual herb growing upright in form. The leaves are made up of variously-shaped leaflets measuring 1 to 2 centimeters in length, and toothed stipules. The inflorescence is a head of flowers no more than a centimeter wide. At its base is a fused involucre of bracts. Each flower has a calyx of sepals which may have a forked tip. The flower corolla is under a centimeter in length.

References[edit]

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

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