White Clover

Name: White Clover

Scientific name: Trifolium repens

Category: Flowers

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About: White Clover is a very common plant of all kinds of grassy areas in the UK, from lawns to pastures and roadsides to meadows.

How to identify: Most White Clover leaves have the familiar trefoil look with three green leaflets. The white (sometime pinkish) flowers have rounded heads and appear from May to October.

Where: Found everywhere in the UK and Ireland

Fantastic fact: White clover with four leaves is occasionally found and it is considered to be lucky if you find a four leaved clover.

Photograph credit: Philip Precey

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