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Trifolium eriocephalum

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Trifolium eriocephalum is a species of clover known by the common name woollyhead clover<ref>Template:PLANTS</ref> or hairy head clover.

Distribution

The plant is native to the Northwestern United States, and to California, Nevada, and Utah.

It is a common plant of several types of habitat, including Coast redwood forest, coastal prairie, mixed evergreen forest, and yellow pine forest.<ref>Calflora: Trifolium eriocephalum</ref>

Description

Trifolium eriocephalum is a hairy perennial herb producing an upright, unbranched stem. The leaves are made up of oval leaflets up to 4 centimeters long.

The inflorescence is a head of flowers up to 3 centimeters long with flowers spreading and soon drooping. The flower has a densely hairy, tubular calyx of sepals with long, narrow linear lobes that may bend outward. The white or yellowish corolla may be up to 1.4 centimeters long.

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