Subterranean Clover - Trifolium subterraneum
Low, hairy, prostrate plant. Leaves broadly heart shaped and variable in size. Flowers white or whitish, 8 to 14 mm in clusters at the base of leaves.
Dry grassy habitats, cliffs and rocky places with shallow soil, and preferring sandy or fine gravelly soils.
May and June.
Local and often coastal, mainly in the southern half of Britain.
Rare in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 3 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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