Crimson Clover - Trifolium incarnatum subsp. incarnatum


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

Photo ID?

Open and disturbed ground and waste places.

When to see it

In flower during June, July, August and September.

Life History


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