Red clover

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    Red clover @ Wakasu
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    Red clover @ Nishiaidu
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    Red clover @ Kesennuma
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    Red clover @ Kesennuma
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    Red clover @ Tokyo
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    Red clover @ Tokyo
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    Red clover @ Wakasu

Basic information

Flower Name
Red clover
Formal Name
Trifolium pratense
Alias
Red clover
Habitat
Southern Europe
Morph
perennial grass

Comment

What is Red clover

Red clover (scientific name: Trifolium pratense) is native to Southern Europe,and is a perennial grass of the family Fabaceae. Lovely flowers that gathered many reddish purple florets and became spherical are blooming. Thin hair grows on the leaf stem, and there is white V-shaped spotle in the center of the leaf. The number of leaves is usually made up of three, but rarely four are also available. Originally it was imported as grass such as chicken and rabbit, but then dissipated and became wild. The flower language is "Goodness and merriment". The genus name "Trifolium" is "treis (3)" + "folium (= leaf)" means leaves are from three bud, "pratense" means "pratensis". There are similar White clover (scientific name: Trifolium pratense) in different flowers. Plant height is higher in purple grass (T. pratense) than white grass (T. repens).

Common name: Red clover , Scientific name:Trifolium pratense, origin: Southern Europe, life type: perennial grass, grass height: 20 to 60 cm, grass appearance: hairy, erect, stem, leaflets: oval-shaped, V-shaped pattern, leaf: Trifoliate compound leaves and petioles: 1-4 cm long petiole, phyllotaxis: ring, raw leaf margin: sawtooth waveform, leaf-leaf: hairy, Inflorescences form: single terminal inflorescences flower head: 3 cm long:1.~1.5cm flowers, flower color: pink, petal: Butterfly-shaped flowers in Globular: set the number of petals, flowering time: may-not fall hanging in October, or floral patterns: super short, sepals: 5 crack, the flower is fertilized, seed shape: flat in obovate, seeds: 1, length: 0.17-0.2 cm.

Detailed information

Order
Fabales
Family
Fabaceae
Genus
Trifolium
Species
T. pratense
Flower language
Good and gay (Apr 18, May 24)
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Head
Petal shape
Butterfly
Leaf type
Ternate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Plain/fleetfield
Color
Pink
Season
MayJunJulAugSepOct
Height
20 ~ 60 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1.5

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