Friday, March 3, 2017

Trifolium monanthum ssp. monanthum (Mountain Carpet Clover)

 7/4/16 Mosquito Flat, Rock Creek, Eastern Sierra, Inyo National Forest, Mono County, CA

7/4/16 Mosquito Flat, Rock Creek


COMMON NAME: Mountain Carpet Clover

SPECIES: Trifolium monanthum ssp. monanthum

FAMILY: Fabaceae (Pea Family)

LIFE LIST DATE: 7/4/2016

LOCATION: Rock Creek, Mosquito Flat, Eastern Sierra, Inyo National Forest, Mono County, CA


Treatment from Jepson eFlora:

Habit: Mat-forming, glabrous to +- hairy; roots thin, rhizomes thin, white. 

Leaf: leaflet length 2--4 × width, tip generally rounded or truncate. 

Inflorescence: 1--4-flowered; peduncle straight. 

Ecology: Pine belt upwards, wet meadows with aspen or willows, rocky slopes, alpine; 

Elevation: 1700--3900 m. 

Bioregional Distribution: CaR, SN, SNE; 

Distribution Outside California: Nevada. 

Flowering Time: Jun--Aug 

eFlora Treatment Author: Michael A. Vincent & Duane Isely

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