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Trifolium  rusbyi Greene  trib. Trifolieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Trifolium  rusbyi Greene  trib. Trifolieae
SynonymsTrifolium brachypus (S.Watson) Blank.
 Trifolium longipes var. brachypus S.Watson
 Trifolium longipes var. pygmaeum A.Gray
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ArizonaColoradoNew MexicoUtah
grassland
Altitudemontane
Description leaflets oblong to obovate, 1-2cm long, glabrous or abaxially thinly pubescent, flowers in head, calyx lanate, purple, lobes subulate-aristate, corolla 10-12mm long
Size5-20cm
Colorpinkish purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; basal cuttings in late spring and summer
BibliographyWelsh, S.L. et al. (1987) A Utah Flora
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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