Taxon  Report   8054    
Trifolium barbigerum  Torr.
Bearded clover
Trifolium barbigerum
© 2011 Dylan Neubauer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Trifolium barbigerum
© 2002 Dean Wm. Taylor
Trifolium barbigerum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Trifolium barbigerum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Trifolium barbigerum
© 2012 Al Keuter
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Trifolium
Communities: Coastal Prairie, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Trifolium minutissimum
ICPN: Trifolium barbigerum var. barbigerum
More information about  Trifolium barbigerum
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

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).