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Haresfoot Clover

Trifolium arvense

Plant Data

Order:
Fabales
Family:
Fabaceae (Pea)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
2-3cm rosy-white spike covered in silky hairs, looks like a hare's paw (hence its common name).
Fruit:
Pods which are usually obscured by the hair that covers the flowers.
Leaves:
Leaves are trifoliate meaning they are divided into 3 leaflets. The stalkless and slender leaflets are finely toothed.
Maximum Size:
25cm tall.
Other Names:
Calf Clover, Hairy Clover, Oldfield Clover, Pussy Clover, Rabbitfoot Clover, Stone Clover.
Habitats:
Grassland.