Taxon  Report   8069    
Trifolium depauperatum  Desv.  var. depauperatum 
Cowbag clover,  Dwarf bladder clover, Dwarf sack clover
Trifolium depauperatum var. depauperatum
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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Trifolium depauperatum var. depauperatum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Trifolium depauperatum var. depauperatum
© 2015 John Doyen
Trifolium depauperatum var. depauperatum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Trifolium depauperatum var. depauperatum
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Trifolium
Parent: Trifolium depauperatum
Communities: Valley Grassland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Trifolium depauperatum var. laciniatum
ICPN: Trifolium laciniatum
More information about  Trifolium depauperatum var. depauperatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 18, 2019).