Clover – White

Trifolium repens

Family Pea or Bean (Fabaceae)
Bloom Spring, summer, fall
Habitat Fields, lawns, roadsides
Status Non-Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 5-10″
Flower Flowers are fragrant, pea-like white with pink tinges that form round clusters about 1″ in diameter.
Leaf Leaves have 3 leaflets that grow on a long basal stalk to form a compound leaf 1-2″ wide. Individual leaflets are round with fine teeth and have a dusty white triangular marking.
Notes White clover is well known for occasionally producing a 4-leaf clover. It is an import from Eurasia. It spreads by an above-ground stem that roots at each leaf attachment.

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