Taxon  Report   8073    
Trifolium eriocephalum  Nutt.  var. eriocephalum   
(no longer an active name)
Hairy head clover
Trifolium eriocephalum var. 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.
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
Parent: Trifolium eriocephalum

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Coastal Prairie

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF + PLANTS other name:
Trifolium eriocephalum ssp. eriocephalum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Trifolium eriocephalum var. butleri
NOTE: Trifolium eriocephalum var. eriocephalum is no longer an active name.
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Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jul 12, 2020).