Taxon  Report   8105 
Trifolium repens  L.
White clover
Trifolium repens
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
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Trifolium repens
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
Trifolium repens
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Trifolium repens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Trifolium repens
© 2007 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Trifolium
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Trifolium repens var. atropurpureum
More information about  Trifolium repens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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