Taxon  Report   10430    
Trifolium eriocephalum  Nutt.
Woollyhead clover
Trifolium eriocephalum
© 2010 Christopher L. Christie
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Trifolium eriocephalum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Trifolium eriocephalum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Trifolium eriocephalum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Trifolium eriocephalum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Trifolium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Coastal Prairie

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Trifolium scorpioides
More information about  Trifolium eriocephalum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).