Trifolium subterraneum

Subterranean clover

  • Height:   under 1 ft
  • Life Cycle:   annual
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   minute
  • Inflorescence Size:   < 1 in
  • Flower Type:   clustered
  • Bloom Type:   spring
  • Flower Color:   purple - yellow
  • Native to California:   NO
  • California Range:   coast - inland
  • Water Requirements:   low - medium
  • Fire Resistant / Low Fuel:   TRUE
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   63,750
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Trifolium subterraneum

Common Name:Subterranean clover

Trifolium subterraneum, a dicot, is a annual herb that is non-native to California.

US Distribution:introduced
Plant Community(s):introduced plant which is becoming naturalized,
Habitat:
Family:Fabaceae

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, Butte, Calaveras, ContraCosta, Colusa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Mendocino, Merced, Monterey, Marin, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Diego, San Francisco, Shasta, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Tuolumne, Yolo, Yuba

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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Bloom Months
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