Red clover

Trifolium pratense

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  • Flower name
    Red clover
  • Scientific name
    Trifolium pratense
  • Aliasアカツメクサ, 赤詰草, Red clover, 紫詰草, アカツメグサ
  • Place of originSouthern Europe
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Field
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September, October
  • Language of flowersGood and gay

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.


  • Eye
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Trifolium
  • Species
    T. pratense
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Butterfly shape
  • Leaf type
    3-fold compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeperennial grass
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.5 cm

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