Fabaceae
Trifolium oliganthum

Few-Flowered Clover

Tuft erect, hairless. Stem leaves sparse. Leaf with toothed stipules, 3 leaflets about 1/2 in. long. Flower head contains 5–15 flowers, each in calyx divided almost to base, lobes sharply pointed. Flower petals only slightly longer than calyx lobes, usually tricolored: pink, dark magenta, and white. Grows in open woods, along roads, at low elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Height: 4--15 inches
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest
  • Found In: Columbia Basin, Siskiyous, Olympic NP
  • Native: Yes