Scientific Name: Trifolium dubium
Common Name: yellow clover, small hop clover, lessor trefoil
Family Name: Fabaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 °C)
Plant Type: Annual, Weed (horticultural)
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Horizontal
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Trifoliate (ternate), Obovate, Serrulate
Flowers: Raceme, Yellow, May-Jun-Jul
Fruit: Legume, Brown, Jul-Aug
Key ID Features:
Leaves trifoliate, leaflets egg to to heart-shaped, 5-15mm long, margins serrate on upper half towards the apex, glabrous; raceme head-like due to very short internodes and pedicels, 6-8mm wide, with 3-20 yellow florets; legumes eg-shaped and one seeded. <a href ='' target='_blank'>E-Flora BC</a>