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Trifolium  macrocephalum (Pursh) Poir.  trib. Trifolieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Trifolium  macrocephalum (Pursh) Poir.  trib. Trifolieae
SynonymsLupinaster macrocephalus Pursh (basionym)
 Trifolium macrocephalum var. caeruleomontanum St.John
 Trifolium megacephalum Nutt.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaIdahoNevadaOregonWashington
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude600-1700m
Description pubescent, rhizomatous, leaflets 5-9, rather thick or coriaceous, oblanceolate to obcordate, heads solitary, terminal, above leaves, 3-5cm broad, flowers 22-28mm long
Size10-30cm
Colorpink
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typetuft
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
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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