Taxon  Report   8097    
Trifolium microdon  Hook. & Arn.
Thimble clover,  Valparaiso clover
Trifolium microdon
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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Trifolium microdon
© 2013 Zoya Akulova
Trifolium microdon
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Trifolium microdon, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Trifolium microdon
© 2018 Hayley Ross
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Trifolium
Communities: Coastal Prairie, Valley Grassland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Trifolium microdon var. pilosum
More information about  Trifolium microdon
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).