|COMMON NAME:||Clover, ball|
|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Trifolium nigrescens|
|LIFECYCLE:||Annual, possible perennial|
|FEATURES:||Annual clover species. Trifoliate leaves, spatulate with minute teeth. Petiole of trifoliate leaf
often with ocrea-like appendage circling base. White inflorescence one to two cm in diameter
with 10 to 20 individual flowers. Produces up to 100 inflorescences per square foot under optimum
spring growing conditions.
|DESCRIPTION:||Small annual clover similar to white clover except ball clover inflorescence smaller in size and ball
clover produces many more inflorescences. Ball clover produces large amounts of growth in spring
and almost non-existent other times of the year.