Taxon  Report   8110 
Trifolium wormskioldii  Lehm.
Coast clover,  Cow clover, Cows clover, Springbank clover
Trifolium wormskioldii
© 2009 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
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Trifolium wormskioldii
© 2009 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Trifolium wormskioldii
© 2002 Tom Annese
Trifolium wormskioldii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Trifolium wormskioldii
© 2009 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Trifolium
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Lupinaster wormskioldii
PLANTS: Trifolium wormskioldii var. kennedianum
PLANTS: Trifolium wormskioldii var. fimbriatum
PLANTS: Trifolium willdenovii var. kennedianum
PLANTS: Trifolium willdenovii var. fimbriatum
PLANTS: Trifolium spinulosum
PLANTS: Trifolium kennedianum
PLANTS: Trifolium involucratum var. kennedianum
PLANTS: Trifolium involucratum var. heterodon
PLANTS: Trifolium involucratum var. fimbriatum
PLANTS: Trifolium involucratum var. fendleri
PLANTS: Trifolium heterodon
PLANTS: Trifolium fimbriatum
PLANTS: Trifolium fendleri
XWALK: Trifolium wormskjoldii
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Jan 21, 2018).

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