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Trifolium  andinum Nutt.  trib. Trifolieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Trifolium  andinum Nutt.  trib. Trifolieae
SynonymsTrifolium andinum var. podocephalum Barneby
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ArizonaColoradoNew MexicoUtahWyoming
rocks
Altitude1600-2200m
Description subglabrous, leaflets three, oblong or cuneate-oblanceolate, 4-15mm long, heads 5-12-flowered, flowers 8-13mm long
Size5-10cm
Coloryellowish
Bloomspring, summer
Ca+
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; basal cuttings in late spring and summer
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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