OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Trifolium aureum   FAMILY Fabaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trifolium aureum   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 098-14-012:
Trifolium agrarium   FAMILY Fabaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Large Hop Clover, Yellow Clover, Golden Clover


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image of Trifolium aureum, Large Hop Clover, Yellow Clover, Golden Clover

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_trag_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Trifolium aureum   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trifolium aureum   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 098-14-012:
Trifolium agrarium   FAMILY Fabaceae

 

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1534

Forb
Annual Biennial

Non-native: Eurasia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in fields, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

 

LEAVES:
Palmately compound: 3 leaflets
Mostly alternate
Stipules conspicuous, persistent, & adnate to the petiole

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Legume

 

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