Sulphur Clover - Trifolium ochroleucon

    Description

    A short to medium rather hairy clover, with short rhizomes and ascending stems. Leaflets oblong to lanceolate, Stipules oblong with a slender apex. Flowers yellowy white, rarely pinkish. 15 to 20 mm with short stalked or unstalked globose or oblong heads, terminal.

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    Habitat

    Grassy places.

    When to see it

    Flowers June and July.

    Life History

    Perennial.

    UK Status

    Local, mainly found in eastern England and quite scarce elsewhere.

    VC55 Status

    Rare in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map