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Trifolium wormskioldii Lehm.
cows clover

General Information
Symbol: TRWO
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
AK   N?
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM   


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Symbol Scientific Name
TRINK Trifolium involucratum Ortega var. kennedianum McDermott
TRINH Trifolium involucratum Ortega var. heterodon (Torr. & A. Gray) S. Watson
TRWOF Trifolium wormskioldii Lehm. var. fimbriatum (Lindl.) Jeps.
TRINF2 Trifolium involucratum Ortega var. fimbriatum (Lindl.) McDermott
TRINF Trifolium involucratum Ortega var. fendleri (Greene) McDermott
TRWOK Trifolium wormskioldii Lehm. var. kennedianum (McDermott) Jeps.
TRSP6 Trifolium spinulosum Douglas ex Hook.
TRHE3 Trifolium heterodon Torr. & A. Gray
TRKE Trifolium kennedianum (McDermott) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
TRWIK Trifolium willdenovii Spreng. var. kennedianum (McDermott) Ewan
TRFI2 Trifolium fimbriatum Lindl.
TRFE2 Trifolium fendleri Greene
TRWIF Trifolium willdenovii Spreng. var. fimbriatum (Lindl.) Ewan
LUWO2 Lupinaster wormskioldii (Lehm.) C. Presl


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae – Pea family
Genus Trifolium L. – clover
Species Trifolium wormskioldii Lehm. – cows clover

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Alaska FAC
Arid West FACW
Great Plains FACW
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACW



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover