Sirhowy Hill Woodlands

Scientific name: Trifolium dubium

Lesser Trefoil

Lesser Trefoil also known as ‘Yellow Suckling Clover’ is a member of the clover family and can be a major problem in lawns. Due to its low growing habit it can colonise quickly and choke the grass killing it.

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How to identify?

The small flowers which are self pollinating are yellow initially, later turning brown and flowering from May to October.

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Scientific Name

Trifolium dubium

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