Trifolium campestre

Common Name:

Hop Clover



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions except Gippsland Highlands, Snowfields (BCDEast GippslandHJKLMNPQRSTUVWXYZ) also naturalised WA, SA, Qld, NSW, ACT, Tas
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium

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

Common throughout much of Victoria 1

Flower Description:

Yellow 1


Prostrate annual herb 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species has a spherical inflorescence that contains 30-50 flowers. Leaves are trifoliate (three leaflets), and the terminal leaflet has a much longer petiole (stalk) than the two side leaflets 1


Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

NSW Flora VicFlora

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