Calflora
Taxon  Report   8095    
Trifolium macrocephalum  (Pursh) Poir.
Big headed clover,   Largehead clover
Trifolium macrocephalum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Fabaceae  
Genus: Trifolium

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSLupinaster macrocephalus
PLANTSTrifolium macrocephalum var. caeruleomontanum
More information about  Trifolium macrocephalum

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 05/06/2021).