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White Clover

Trifolium repens L.

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Found in:

  • Lawns and landscape beds

Characteristics:

  • Low growing mat-forming perennial
  • Trifoliate green leaves (3 leaflets) with a faint white crescent
  • Stems are smooth, round and creep along the ground rooting at the nodes (joints)
  • Flowers are a white, globe-shaped cluster and bloom June to Sept.
  • Roots consist of taproots and fibrous roots

Significance:

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