Calflora
Taxon  Report   8109 
Trifolium willdenovii  Spreng.
Tomcat clover
Trifolium willdenovii
© 2015 Aaron Schusteff
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Trifolium willdenovii
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Trifolium willdenovii
© 2003 Dianne Fristrom
Trifolium willdenovii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Trifolium willdenovii
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Trifolium
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.3 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Trifolium tridentatum var. aciculare
ICPN + PLANTS: Trifolium tridentatum
PLANTS: Trifolium willdenowii
More information about  Trifolium willdenovii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (TRWI3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 21, 2018).

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