Taxon  Report   8102    
Trifolium oliganthum  Steud.
Few flowered clover,  Fewflower clover, Minitomcat clover
Trifolium oliganthum
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
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Trifolium oliganthum
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Trifolium oliganthum
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
Trifolium oliganthum, 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 oliganthum
© 2015 Aaron Schusteff
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Trifolium
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Trifolium pauciflorum
PLANTS: Trifolium variegatum var. pauciflorum
ICPN: Trifolium filipes
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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 17, 2019).