Crimson Clover - Trifolium incarnatum subsp. incarnatum

    Description

    Short to medium, erect, hairy plant. Flowers are blood red, 10 to 12 mm in dense, solitary, oblong or oval heads.

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    Habitat

    Open and disturbed ground and waste places.

    When to see it

    In flower during June, July, August and September.

    Life History

    Annual.

    UK Status

    Occasional as a casual plant often seen as an escape from cultivation.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional casual in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was not recorded.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map