Clover (Trifolium arvense)
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Rabbit-Foot Clover (Trifolium arvense)
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(Clover, Rabbit-Foot (Trifolium arvense) - 01
Rabbit-foot clover grows in normally dry locations along roadsides and in
fields, where it can reach heights of two feet, though normally it is much
shorter. The rabbit-foot clover leaves are palmate with three narrow
leaflets, as can be seen in the bottom of the photo.
(Clover, Rabbit-Foot (Trifolium arvense) - 02
In this photo of the rabbit-foot clover, we have a closer look at the leaf and
flower details. There are many 1/4 inch long flowers clustered together in
the elongated head. The feathery or hairy projections are the sepals,
which are longer than the petals.
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The leaves of the rabbit-foot clover grow alternately along the branching stems.
Flower clusters develop at the ends of the stems. Rabbit-foot clover
blooms from May through October.
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