Trifolium hybridum

Common Name: 
alsike clover
Scientific Name: 
Trifolium hybridum L.
Family Name: 
Fabaceae (Leguminosae) - Pea or Bean Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced perennial, reproducing by seed
Stems
ascending to upright, multiple for base, smooth or nearly so, round, not rooting at stem nodes
Stems of Alsike Clover
Stems of Alsike Clover
Stems of Alsike Clover
Stems of Alsike Clover
Leaves
alternate, compound trifoliate, leaflets ovate to obovate, 3 leaflets from same point, long petioles, smooth without hairs and finely toothed, no chevrons (white markings) present, pair of broadly lanceolate membranous stipules
Leaves of Alsike Clover
Leaves of Alsike Clover
Flowers
5-petaled, tubular pea-like, white becoming pink or rose with age; terminal and axillary (mostly) heads, spherical, long stalked
Flowers of Alsike Clover
Flowers of Alsike Clover