Taxon  Report   8066    
Trifolium cyathiferum  Lindl.
Bowl clover,  Cup clover
Trifolium cyathiferum
© 1999 James B. Gratiot
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Trifolium cyathiferum
© 2002 James B. Gratiot
Trifolium cyathiferum
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Trifolium cyathiferum, 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 cyathiferum
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Trifolium
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Trifolium cyathiferum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Dec 17, 2018).