Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3456

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: southern Europe
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Uncommon

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

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LEAVES:
Compound: 3 leaflets
Mostly alternate

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Legume

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trifolium vesiculosum   FAMILY Fabaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Arrowleaf Clover