[Clovers West of the Cascade Mountains]

White-tip Clover

Trifolium variegatum

Synonyms: Trifolium geminiflorum, Trifolium melananthum

White-tip Clover: Trifolium variegatum

This photo shows a close-up of the flower head of white-tip clover as seen along the Wolf Creek Trail in the Umpqua National Forest.......................June 26, 2005. The corollas are wine-colored at the base of the banner and wings with white tips, giving this species its common name.

Leaf of White-tip Clover: Trifolium variegatum

This photo shows a close-up of a trifoliate stem leaf of white-tip clover as seen along the Wolf Creek Trail in the Umpqua National Forest.......................June 26, 2005. Note the sharply cut, lacerate stipules at the base of the leaf.

White-tip Clover: Trifolium variegatum

This photo shows white-tip clover as seen along the Wolf Creek Trail in the Umpqua National Forest.......................June 26, 2005.

Paul Slichter