Taxon  Report   8067 
Trifolium depauperatum  Desv.
Cowbag clover,  Dwarf sack clover, Pale sack clover
Trifolium depauperatum
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Trifolium depauperatum
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Trifolium depauperatum
© 2010 Steve Tyron
Trifolium depauperatum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Trifolium depauperatum
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Valley Grassland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Distribution by County 

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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Trifolium depauperatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 19, 2018).

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