Trifolium repens L.

White Clover


Dutch Clover, Purple Dutch Clover, Shamrock

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Prostrate
Propagation: Seed and stolons
Leaf Margin: Small teeth present
Leaf Hairs: None
Leaf Structure: Trifoliate; elliptic to egg-shaped
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Root Type: Fibrous with above-ground stolons with rooting at the nodes
Flower Color: White and sometimes pinkish



Similar Species

  • Clover, Asike Trifolium hybridum
  • Clover, Red Trifolium pratense
  • Clover, Strawberry Trifolium fragiferum
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