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habit (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
leaves and flowers (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
close-up of stems and immature fruit (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
close-up of seeds (Photo: Tracey Slotta at USDA PLANTS Database)
Trifolium cernuum Brot.
Fabaceae (Queensland, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, and the Northern Territory)Fabaceae: sub-family Faboideae (New South Wales)Leguminosae (South Australia)Papilionaceae (Western Australia)
drooping clover, drooping flower clover, drooping flowered clover, drooping-flower clover, drooping-flowered clover, nodding clover
Native to north-western Africa (i.e. Morocco), the Azores, the Madeira Islands and western Europe (i.e. Belgium, France, Portugal and Spain).
Widely naturalised in southern Australia (i.e. in many parts of New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania, in south-eastern South Australia and in south-western and southern Western Australia). Occasionally also naturalised in the cooler sub-coastal parts of south-eastern Queensland and sparingly naturalised in the ACT.
Naturalised overseas in southern USA (i.e. California and South Carolina).
Drooping-flower clover (Trifolium cernuum) is regarded as an environmental weed in Western Australia and Victoria.
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