White Clover,

Trifolium repens
Family Leguminosae

* Heads of pea-like flowers white or tinged with pink. Flowers on separate stalks from leaves.
* Pale triangular mark on each leaflet.
* Height: 4-10".

Natural History:
* Flowers May - October.
* Habitat: fields, roadsides, lawns.
* Range: Throughout.
* Introduced from Europe.

* Sweet forage for sheep and cattle;

*"Titus Andronicus"
I will enchant the old Andronicus
With words more sweet, and yet more dangerous,
Than baits to fish, or honeystalks to sheep.
-William Shakespeare, 1564-1616


Created by: Allaire Diamond and Jiasuey Hsu
Maintained by: Nick Rodenhouse
Created: July 31, 1998
Last Modified: November 21, 2008