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Trifolium scabrum L.
Fabaceae (Queensland, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, and the Northern Territory)Fabaceae: sub-family Faboideae (New South Wales)Leguminosae (South Australia)Papilionaceae (Western Australia)
Native to northern Africa, the Azores, the Madeira Islands, the Canary Islands, western and southern Europe, hte middle-east and western Asia.
Rough clover (Trifolium scabrum) is widely naturalsied in southern Australia (i.e. in some parts of eastern New South Wales, in Victoria and Tasmania, in the south-eastern and southern parts of South Australia, and in the coastal districts of south-western Western Australia).
Rough clover (Trifolium scabrum) is regarded as an environmental weed in Western Australia and Victoria.
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