Fabaceae
Trifolium longipes

Long-Stalked Clover

Stems erect to lax. Basal and stem leaves. Leaves divided palmately; leaflets 3, narrow to oval, toothed. Flower heads usually more than 1 per plant, rounded, dense, on long stalk often curved or bent near top. Flowers white, purple-pink, or 2-colored. Grows in damp meadows, streambanks, open slopes, at mid- to high elevations. Most often found in higher mountains. Trifolium latifolium intergrades with both this species and T. eriocephalum.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 2--15 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, East-Side Forest, Moist Riverbanks
  • Found In: Olympic NP, Crater Lake NP
  • Native: Yes