Scientific name: Trifolium hybridum L.
Erect to decumbent subglabrous perennial to 40(70)cm.
Racemes ± globose, mostly axillary, stalked.
Flowers 7-10mm, usually white and pink, sometimes either one.
Fruits slightly exserted, 2-4-seeded.
Chromosome number: (2n=16).
Introduced-naturalized; commonly naturalized in grassy and rough ground.
Throughout most of British Isles; Europe.
This species is keyed out on Page 3030 in the Text Key.
Trifolium hybridum subsp. hybridum is the cultivated plant.
Trifolium hybridum subsp. elegans (Savi) Asch. & Graebn., with solid (not hollow), less erect stems and smaller racemes (less than 2cm across) is probably the wild progenitor, but doubtfully a subspecies.
Trifolium hybridum L.
Amoria hybrida (L.) C. Presl
Alsike Clover (English)
Clover, Alsike [English]
Trifolium hybridum (Clover, Alsike)
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