Page author: David Giblin
Trifolium dichotomum
branched clover

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in the San Juan Islands in Washington; southern Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands, and San Juan Islands, otherwise Willamette Valley, Oregon to California.

Habitat: Open forest, sandy embankments, and grassy balds on islands.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Trifolium dichotomum Hook. & Arn.
Publication: Bot. Beechey Voy. 330. 1838.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Trifolium albopurpureum Torr. & A. Gray var. dichotomum (Hook. & Arn.) Isely [JPM]
Trifolium dichotomum Hook. & Arn. var. turbinatum Jeps.
Trifolium macraei Hook. & Arn. var. dichotomum (Hook. & Arn.) W.H. Brewer ex S. Watson [HC]
Trifolium petrophilum Greene ex A. Heller
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Trifolium dichotomum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Trifolium dichotomum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Trifolium dichotomum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Trifolium dichotomum photos.

USDA Plants: Trifolium dichotomum information.

8 photographs:
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