Trifolium hybridum L.  
Family: Fabaceae
alsike clover
[Trifolium elegans Savi, Trifolium hybridum subsp. elegans L., Trifolium hybridum var. elegans L., Trifolium hybridum var. pratense L.]
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Robert R. Kowal  
Etymology: Trifolium: from tres for three; folium for leaves
Plants: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb; not rooting from the stems
Leaves: 3-parted into oval leaflets, stalked
Flowers: white when young then turning pink with age, 5-parted, 1/4"-1/3" long, distinctly stalked, calyx 2-lipped; inflorescence of many round, long-stalked, head-like clusters; blooms May-Sept.
Habitat: disturbed sites
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized
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Stephen L. Solheim  
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Paul Drobot  
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Merel R. Black  
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