persian clover, reversed clover
blue, pink, purple
March - July
0.1 - 0.4
Prairie Coefficient of Conservatism
Desirable forage for cattle. 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).
Found on roadsides throughout Louisiana and east Texas. A native of Europe that is now widely naturalized.
Roadsides, lawns, weedy fields.