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Trifolium spp.

Common Clover

Family Fabaceae

 


Use
Cooked, Tea, Flour, Raw. Best when flowerheads and leaves are boiled. Dried flowerheads can be added to tea. Dried flowerheads and seeds can be ground into protein-rich flour. Leaves have a distinct lemon flavor.


Description

Growth Form: Weed-like short stalked plants. Often dispersed as groundcover.

Leaves: 3 Leaflets with round shape. Small and solid green.

 

Common Clover (Emily Silver, Northampton MA)
Leaves

Common Clover (Emily Silver, Northampton MA)
Flowers

Flowers: Tiny Yellow flowers growing at ends of stalk.

 

 

Habitat and Range

Fields, roadsides. Across United States.

Season

Harvest April-Sept.

Common Clover (Emily Silver, Northampton MA)
Whole Plant

 
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