Hop Trefoil (Trifolium campestre)


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Family: Favaceae (Leguminosae)

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Generally common and widespread hairy annual of dry grassland Occasional on roadsides and disturbed ground. Leaves alternate and trefoil end leaflet stalked.. Flowerhead diameter c 10-15 mm.Compact, rounded heads of yellow flowers appear May to October. The pale brown dead flower heads resemble tiny hops.Dead petals spread over pods to make a flattish covering, not folded about their midrib..Height up to 25cm