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Clustered Clover - introduced (*Trifolium glomeratum)
Family: Fabaceae (Pea family).
Native of Europe, Asia and the Mediterranean region.
Occurrence: A widespread weed of roadsides and waste areas.
- the leaves are trifoliate with leaflets about as wide as long
- the flowers are small white pea-flowers and clustered into a ball
- the flower ball is about the same diameter as the leaflets
- the flower stalks are fairly short, and the flowers are not held above the leaves.
This clover is generally less common than some of the other clovers.
Photos: Clustered Clover. Hargraves St, Castlemaine.