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Knotted Clover, Trifolium striatum Family: Fabaceae
Trifolium striatum     *     Knotted Clover

Flowering time: May-July. Annual.

Habitat: Found on the coast and inland on open, well-drained sandy or gravelly grasslands.

Oval, unstalked flowerheads bearing pinkish flowers with a downy, inflated, red-ribbed calyx, the teeth erect when fruiting. Lateral veins on the leaflets are not curved. The whole plant is softly downy-hairy with spreading stems.


Knotted Clover, Trifolium striatum       Knotted Clover, Trifolium striatum
Knotted Clover, Trifolium striatum
Badbury Rings, Dorset. August 2012

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