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White clover (Trifolium repens) discovered by Marcel Roy (#705)

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Observed: July 1, 2011 @ 8:00 AM
Posted on: December 31, 2011 @ 4:24 AM (diff: 183 days)
Comments:
The white clover is low growing, with heads of whitish flowers, often with a tinge of pink or cream that may come on with the aging of the plant. The heads are generally 1.5–2 cm wide, and are at the end of 7 cm peduncles or flower stalks. The leaves, which by themselves form the symbol known as shamrock, are trifoliolate, smooth, elliptic to egg-shaped and long-petioled. The stems function as stolons, so white clover often forms mats, with the stems creeping as much as 18 cm a year, and rooting at the nodes.

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