Irish wildflowers




Red Clover
Trifolium pratense
Seamair dhearg
Family: Fabaceae

Flowering: June-October. Perennial. Native.

Globular heads of red or pink flowers on erect, hairy, solid stems. Usually stalkless above upper leaves. Tri-foliate leaves, leaflets usually 2x long as broad, often with white marking. Stipules broad-triangular with bristle point. More/less erect to sprawling growth. Height: 15-45cm.

Widespread. Meadows, roadsides, gardens.

Hybridises with agricultural cultivars
     

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