Calflora
Taxon  Report   8043    
Trifolium albopurpureum  Torr. & A. Gray
Indian clover,  Rancheria clover
Trifolium albopurpureum
© 2010 Jorg Fleige & Mimi Fleige
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Trifolium albopurpureum
© 2015 jamie smith
Trifolium albopurpureum
© 2011 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
Trifolium albopurpureum, 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 albopurpureum
© 2017 Lynn Overtree
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Trifolium
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Prairie

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Trifolium albopurpureum var. albopurpureum
PLANTS: Trifolium olivaceum var. griseum
PLANTS: Trifolium olivaceum var. columbianum
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More information about  Trifolium albopurpureum
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 (TRAL5)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).