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Trifolium arvense (Hare's-foot clover)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid I > Fabales > Family: Fabaceae > Subfamily: Papilionoideae  > Genus: Trifolium

 

Trifolium arvense (Haresfoot clover), on roadside, Kleinmond, Western Cape. [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

 
 

Native to Europe and western Asia. Naturalised in southern Africa where it is usually encountered in disturbed situations such as along roadsides and on the edges of fields.

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