Trifolium repens

Common name: 

White Clover

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions except Murray Mallee, Lowan Mallee (CDEGHJKLMNPQRSTUVWXYZ) also naturalised WA, SA, Qld, NSW, ACT, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Established throughout Victoria1

Flower description:

White, yellow or pink1


Perennial herb1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This is a creeping plant that roots at the nodes. The inflorescence is umbellate or nearly spherical with more than 20 flowers. Petioles of leaflets are long and of equal length1

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Conservation status:



1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria