clover, red

COMMON NAME: Clover, red
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Trifolium pratense
FAMILY: Fabaceae
LIFECYCLE: Perennial, short-lived
FEATURES: Inflorescence a cluster of pink to red flowers– predominately pink as opposed to deep red of
crimson clover. Alternating trifoliate leaves with light pubescence.
DESCRIPTION: Not as common in Alabama as other clover and clover-like species, most likely due to lack of
planting of this species. “Red” name is confusing as inflorescence is normally pink to dark pink.