Trifolium echinatum

Species:Trifolium echinatum M. Bieb.
Common Name:Prickly Clover
Habitat:Disturbed sites.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:First collected in Alabama by Alvin Diamond in 2020 from Elmore County.
Status:Not Native
References:Diamond, Alvin R. 2020. Noteworthy collections of four non-native vascular plant species new to the flora of Alabama and one species rediscovered after 125 years. Castanea 85(2): 319-326.
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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FamilyFABACEAE - Pea/Bean family
Genus Trifolium
Species Trifolium echinatum M. Bieb. - Prickly Clover


Citation Trifolium echinatum M. Bieberstein, Fl. Taur.-Caucas. 2: 216. 1808.
Basionym: **
Type: "ad Caucasum"

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No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Elmore

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: TROY

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TROY000050155 Elmore 27 May 2020 Diamond, Alvin R.
TrifoliumĀ echinatumĀ M. Bieb.
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