Taxon  Report   8101    
Trifolium obtusiflorum  Hook.
Clammy clover,  Creek clover
Trifolium obtusiflorum
© 2018 Diane Etchison
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Trifolium obtusiflorum
© 2004 Laura Ann Eliassen
Trifolium obtusiflorum
© 2005 Brent Miller
Trifolium obtusiflorum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Trifolium obtusiflorum
© 2013 Aaron Schusteff
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Trifolium
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Trifolium tridentatum var. obtusiflorum
More information about  Trifolium obtusiflorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).