Scientific Name: Trifolium repens
Common Name: white clover
Family Name: Fabaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Fine
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Container planting, Group or mass planting, Reclamation
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich, Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Trifoliate (ternate), Obovate, Orbicular, Serrulate
Flowers: Raceme, White, May-Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep-Oct
Fruit: Legume, Brown, Jun
Key ID Features:
Low-growing, roots at nodes; leaves trifoliate with light v-shaped marking on each leaflet; inflorescence oval-round, compact, head-like, umbellate, white or slightly purplish, florets tubular, 5-10mm long; legume about 5mm long with 1 to 4 seeds.