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Trifolium hybridum L.
ALSIKE CLOVER
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Trifolium hybridum, whole plant - in flower - general view
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Trifolium hybridum, stem - showing leaf bases
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Trifolium hybridum, inflorescence - whole - unspecified
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Trifolium hybridum, inflorescence - whole - unspecified

Trifolium hybridum, leaf - on upper stem
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Trifolium hybridum
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena nivalis @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Andrena vicina @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Andrena wilkella @ UCMS_ENT (1); CUIC_ENT (78)
Apidae  Anthophora urbana @ BBSL (1); AMNH_BEE (1)

Apis mellifera @ MLSB__N16- (4)

Bombus appositus @ BBSL (1)

Bombus citrinus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Bombus fervidus @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Bombus rufocinctus @ BBSL (2); AMNH_BEE (1)

Bombus ternarius @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Ceratina calcarata @ MLSB__N16- (2)

Ceratina mikmaqi @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Melissodes apicata @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Melissodes tepida @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Cicadellidae  Cicadula ( @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Cuerna costalis @ UDCC_TCN (1)

Empoasca deluda @ III (1)

Empoasca fabae @ III (1)

Empoasca sativae @ III (1)

Paraphlepsius irroratus @ UKYL_TCN (1)
Halictidae  Agapostemon texanus @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Agapostemon virescens @ CUIC_ENT (7)

Augochlorella aurata @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Halictus farinosus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lasioglossum hitchensi @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum leucocomum @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Lasioglossum smilacinae @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Lasioglossum versatum @ CUIC_ENT (3)

Lasioglossum zonulum @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Nomia melanderi @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Megachilidae  Anthidium utahense @ BBSL__BBSLID (2)

Hoplitis albifrons @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Hoplitis producta @ AMNH_BEE (2); CUIC_ENT (3)

Hoplitis spoliata @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Megachile brevis @ MLSB__N16- (1); CUIC_ENT (1)

Megachile latimanus @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Megachile melanophaea @ CUIC_ENT (6)

Megachile relativa @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Megachile rotundata @ MLSB__N16- (1)

Megachile texana @ CUIC_ENT (1); AMNH_BEE (1)

Osmia albolateralis @ BBSL (1)

Osmia atriventris @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Osmia dolerosa @ BBSL (1)

Osmia exigua @ BBSL__BBSLID (1)

Osmia kincaidii @ BBSL (4)

Osmia pentstemonis @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Osmia trifoliama @ BBSL__BBSLID (1)
Pentatomidae  Chlorochroa congrua @ AMNH_IZC (1)
Rhopalidae  Arhyssus scutatus @ AMNH_IZC (5)
_  Cicadellidae @ PN- (1)

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Following modified from Delaware Wildflowers
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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Trifolium hybridum L. Alsike Clover
Fabaceae — Bean family
Non-native
Trifolium hybridum
White Clay Creek State Park -- Creek Road
June 2002

More information on this plant, from other sources.


Copyright David G. Smith

Delaware Wildflowers main page

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Trifolium hybridum L. - Hybrid Clover

Trifolium hybridum plant

Family - Fabaceae

Stems - Multiple from base, from taproot, ascending, to 50cm long, glabrous, tinted with red, herbaceous, sometimes fistulose.

Trifolium hybridum stem

Leaves - Alternate, petiolate, trifoliolate, stipulate. Stipules entire, glabrous, with reticulate venation throughout, to 2cm long, +5mm broad, acuminate. Petioles to 1cm long, glabrous, green. Leaflets subequal, on petiolules to 1mm long, glaucous below, dull green above, orbicular to broadly ovate, +/-2cm long, and broad. Margins denticulate to serrulate or stigillose from leaf venation extending beyond margin.

Trifolium hybridum stipule

Trifolium hybridum leaf margin Leaf margin.

Trifolium hybridum stipule Stipule.

Inflorescence - Globose axillary pedunculate clusters of stalked flowers. Flowers +/-50 per cluster. Peduncles to -10cm long. Pedicels to +3mm long, pubescent, reflexed with maturity.

Trifolium hybridum inflorescence

Flowers - Corolla papilionaceous, whitish at first - soon becoming pinkish - turning rose upon drying. Standard 4mm broad. Stamens diadelphous, connected for 2/3 of length. Style 2.5mm long. Ovary green, 2.2mm long. Calyx tube to 1.5mm long, 1.1mm in diameter, whitish, pubescent, 5-lobed. Lobes green, 1.2mm long, coarse pubescent. Fruit to +/-7mm long, glabrous, with +/-2 seeds.

Trifolium hybridum flower Flower close-up.

Flowering - May - October.

Habitat - Fields, pastures, waste ground, disturbed sites, roadsides, railroads.

Origin - Native to Eurasia.

Other info. - Yet another introduced member of the genus Trifolium . This plant is scattered throughout Missouri and grows in much of the U.S. and Canada. It was introduced as fodder and has subsequently spread. Our plants belong to var. pratense Rabenh. (synonymous with var. elegans (Savi) Asch. & Graebn. ). Another variety, var. hybridum is larger and more commonly cultivated (mostly northward), but does not appear in our state, yet.
The plant is high in protein but can cause skin irritation in some people.

Photographs taken off the MKT Trail, Columbia, MO., 5-12-04.


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Number of matches : 20
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Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
ID: 8266 3261 1040 0023 [detail]
William R. Hewlett
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 0000 1108 0486 [detail]
© 2008 Keir Morse

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 0000 1108 0487 [detail]
© 2008 Keir Morse

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 0000 1012 0128 [detail]
© 2012 Jean Pawek

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
ID: 0000 0000 1012 1278 [detail]
© 2012 Zoya Akulova

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
ID: 0000 0000 1012 1279 [detail]
© 2012 Zoya Akulova

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 0000 1113 0639 [detail]
© 2013 Jean Pawek

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 0000 1113 0640 [detail]
© 2013 Jean Pawek

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 0000 1113 0641 [detail]
© 2013 Jean Pawek

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 0000 1113 0642 [detail]
© 2013 Jean Pawek

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 0000 1114 0364 [detail]
© 2014 Chris Wagner

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 0000 1114 0365 [detail]
© 2014 Chris Wagner

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 0000 1114 0366 [detail]
© 2014 Chris Wagner

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 0000 0815 4241 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 0000 0815 4242 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 0000 0815 4243 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 0000 1115 0778 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 1111 1234 4283 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 1111 1234 4284 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Trifolium hybridum
Trifolium hybridum
Alsike Clover
ID: 0000 1111 1234 4285 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

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