West Highland Flora

Hop Trefoil


Trifolium campestre

 

Trifolium campestre

Photo Carl Farmer
30 Oct 2002 Portree, Skye

Rare on roadsides and disturbed ground

Flowerhead diameter c 10-15 mm

ID: Dead petals spread over pods to make a flattish covering, not folded about their midrib.

Other features: Annual.  Leaves trefoil with end leaflet stalked.

 

Trifolium campestre

Photo Carl Farmer
30 Oct 2002 Portree, Skye

Fruiting head with old petals covering pods

  Trifolium campestre

Photo Carl Farmer
30 Oct 2002 Portree, Skye


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