BOT 360F - Families of Vascular Plants
FABACEAE (Faboideae) - Trifolium pratense  
Trifolium pratense

 

 

Trifolium pratense (red clover, meadow clover) - Introduced from western Eurasia as cattle fodder and naturalized in North America. Bumblebee pollinated.
Also a nectar source for honeybees.

Photo: M. Ferguson © 1997 Royal Ontario Museum

 

 
   

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