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Hop Clover
Trifolium aureum

Other Names: N/A

Family
Flower
  • 1.5-2.5cm (.5-1 inch) wide, roundish heads
  • 20-40 golden/yellow flowers on each head
  • As the plant ages the flowers turn brown
Leaf
  • Three leaflets under each flower head
  • 1.5-2cm (.5-.75 inch) long leaflets
  • leaflets are narrow and can come to a point at the tip, or they can have a rounded end
Location
  • Fields, meadows, and roadsides across Eastern North America
  • Also found in the parts of the West,
  • Is not found south of Georgia
Flowering Time
  • June – September
Other
  • Non-native, introduced from Europe
  • often very low lying plants
Name Origin
  • N/A
Hop Clover

Hop Clover - flowers and leaves