Trifolium trichocalyx

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

Trifolium trichocalyx is a species of clover[1] known by the common name Monterey clover.[2]


Trifolium trichocalyx is endemic to Monterey County, California, where it is known only from the Monterey Peninsula, in a closed-cone pine forest habitat.[3]

It occurs in the Del Monte Forest with flora associates Potentilla hickmanii and Piperia yadonii.[4] This species is listed as endangered by the U.S. Federal Government and the state of California.

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