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Common name

English: Feld-Klee, Hop clover, Hop trefoil

German: Acker-Klee, Feld Klee

Mandarin: 草原车轴草 (cao yuan che zhou cao)

Portuguese: Trevo-amarelo


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Fabales (241)

        Family: Fabaceae (241)(family description)

          Genus: Trifolium (8)

            Epithet: campestre Schreber (3)

Synonyms: Chrysaspis campestris Desv., Trifolium agrarium sensu auct., Trifolium erythranthum (Griseb.)Hal., Trifolium karatavicum Pavlov, Trifolium lagrangei Boiss., Trifolium procumbens L., Trifolium pseudoprocumbens C.Gmelin, Trifolium pumilum Hossain, Trifolium thionanthum Hausskn.

agrarium => of the land, growing in fields

campestre => growing in fields

campestris => growing in fields

erythranthum => red anthers

karatavicum => from Karatau, mountain range in southern Kazakhstan

procumbens => prostrate or lying down

pumilum => short, very small, low, small, dwarf


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Trifolium campestre at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI


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