May - October
0.2 - 0.4
The following information is for the genus Trifolium: Animals that eat its foliage, seeds: Pectoral sandpiper, Greater prairie chicken, Chestnut-bellied scaled quail, Wild turkey, Pocket gopher, Meadow mouse, Pine mouse. Animals that eat its seeds: Horned lark, Pipit, Animals that eat the plant: Beaver, Muskrat, Cottontail rabbit, Mearns cottontail rabbit, Raccoon, Eastern skunk, White-tailed deer (Martin et al. 1951). Provides palatable, nutritious grazing and is relished by all classes of livestock.
Trifolium repens is cross-fertilized (USDA 1948). A native of Europe, this species is now widely naturalized throughout the United States.
Lawns, roadsides, waste places, pastures, fields, stream valleys.