West Highland Flora

Zigzag Clover


Trifolium medium

 

Trifolium medium

Photo Carl Farmer
10 Jul 2002 Nesbyen, Norway

Scarce but locally common in grassland, roadsides

Flowerhead diameter typically 20 mm

ID: Large amount of white exposed around centre of flowerhead, unlike in Red Clover

Other features: Leaves narrower than Red Clover and very distinctive once known.  Stipules narrowly triangular, without a bristle-point.  In Red Clover they are broadly triangular, with a bristle-point.

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