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Clover (Red)

Trifolium arvense
Clover (Red)


They are common in fields, meadows and on roadsides.


This common wildflower is well known for its round, reddish cluster of flowers often seen buzzing with bees in the summer.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

Flower Type: Irregular in flowers dense heads on the end of branches
Flower Color:
Leaf Arrangement:
Plant Type:
Wildflower (Medium - 6-24 inches)
Leaf Type:
Divided into 3 egg-shaped, entire (smooth edged) leaflets with a whitish V inside

Clover (Red)

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