Calflora
Taxon  Report   8096    
Trifolium microcephalum  Pursh
Hairy clover,  Maiden clover, Small headed clover
Trifolium microcephalum
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Trifolium microcephalum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Trifolium microcephalum
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Trifolium microcephalum, 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 microcephalum
© 2018 Glen Schneider
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Trifolium
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 1.4; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Trifolium microcephalum
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 (TRMI4)

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 17, 2018).