Trifolium repens

Common Name: 
white clover, Dutch clover
Scientific Name: 
Trifolium repens L.
Family Name: 
Fabaceae (Leguminosae) - Pea or Bean Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced perennial, reproducing by seed and creeping stems
prostate, hairless or sparely haired, branched at base, rooting at nodes
Stems of White Clover
Stems of White Clover
compound, long petioles, 3 leaflets; leaflets obovate, from same point, margins slightly toothed, pale green to white "v" or semi-circle marking near base
Leaves of White Clover
white; heads spherical, long stalked
Flowers of White Clover