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Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) Familiar downy perennial found in grassy places on a wide range of soil types. FLOWERS are pinkish red and borne in dense, unstalked heads that are 2-3cm across (May-Oct). FRUITS are concealed by the calyx. LEAVES are trifoliate and the oval leaflets each bear a white crescent-shaped mark; stipules are triangular and bristle-tipped.
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Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) Familiar downy perennial found in grassy places on a wide range of soil types. FLOWERS are pinkish red and borne in dense, unstalked heads that are 2-3cm across (May-Oct). FRUITS are concealed by the calyx. LEAVES are trifoliate and the oval leaflets each bear a white crescent-shaped mark; stipules are triangular and bristle-tipped.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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