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Low Hop Clover - Trifolium campestre
Other Names:  Trifolium procumbens

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Annual. Stems prostrate to ascending, 10–30 cm. Herbage glabrate to villous. Leaflets oblanceolate with retuse tips, 8–10 mm long, serrulate; stipules 4–9 mm long, ovate, shorter than the petioles. Racemes ovoid, axillary, not involucrate, 10–15 mm long, ca. as long as the leaves. Flowers yellow, 4–6 mm long, the banner striate; calyx glabrate; sepals ca. 1 mm long, upper shorter than lower. Legume short-stipitate, glabrous, 2–3 mm long, 1-seeded (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced throughout much of temperate N. America; native to Eurasia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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