Taxon  Report   8068    
Trifolium depauperatum  Desv.  var. amplectens  (Torr. & A. Gray) McDermott
Balloon sack clover,  Pale bladder clover, Pale sack clover
Trifolium depauperatum var. amplectens
© 2018 David Greenberger
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Trifolium depauperatum var. amplectens
© 2018 David Greenberger
Trifolium depauperatum var. amplectens
© 2012 Sharon T.
Trifolium depauperatum var. amplectens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Trifolium depauperatum var. amplectens
© 2013 Andrea Williams
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Trifolium
Parent: Trifolium depauperatum
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Trifolium amplectens
ICPN: Trifolium anodon
More information about  Trifolium depauperatum var. amplectens
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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 16, 2019).