Trifolium resupinatum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusTrifolium
Species:Trifolium resupinatum L.
Common NamePersian Clover
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: Africa; Region of Origin: Europe; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: compound; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: ternate; Leaflet Margins: serrate; Leaflet Margins: serrulate; Leaflet Number: 3; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: Purple; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Type: Legume; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: Yes; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: Yes; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sepal Number: 5; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 10
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACU), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Lincoln (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BOON, EKY, MEM, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1971 - 1979

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0125016 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Trifolium resupinatum
MEM006249 Shelby Tennessee 30 Apr 1971 John E. Thompson Jr.
127
MEM
Trifolium resupinatum
31234100437118 Shelby Tennessee 18 May 1979 Vernon M. Bates Jr.
900
EKY
Trifolium resupinatum
TENN-V-0125018 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Trifolium resupinatum
TENN-V-0125017 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Trifolium resupinatum
APSC0016584 Lincoln Tennessee
APSC
Trifolium resupinatum
017570 Shelby Tennessee
BOON
Trifolium resupinatum
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